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IMS 8.1 Server WAS CPU problem

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Problem(Abstract)

CPU spikes up to 100% and remains at 100% when Websphere Application Server 7.0.0.5 is restarted on a Windows 2003 R2 Virtual machine and on some physical machines

Symptom

CPU spikes up to 100% and remains at 100% when Websphere Application Server 7.0.0.5 is restarted on a Windows 2003 R2 Virtual machine or physical machine. WAS fails to restart, and there are no logs in SystemOut.log or SystemErr.log.

The installation may work as expected for some time before the problem becomes visible.

Steps to reproduce the issue:

  • Install Websphere Application Server 7.0.0.5 on a Windows 2003 R2 VM.
  • Restart Websphere Application Server
  • CPU spikes to 100%. Restarting the machine does not help.

Cause

Websphere Application Server APAR

Resolving the problem

Install WAS APAR PK94865

Document information

More support for: IBM Security Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign-On
IMS Server

Software version: 8.1

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1413062

Modified date: 02 December 2009


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