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IC81888: MEMORY LEAK IN APPLICATION OR MSDTC.EXE USING IBM DS DRIVER DUE TO LEAKS IN DB2TRC MEMORY AND CACHE USED BY SECURITY

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When using the IBM Data Server Driver, the application process
    may experience memory growth.  This is due to a leak in the
    memory used by db2trc and cache used by security related code in
    DB2.
    
    If this is a Distributed Transaction on Windows, msdtc.exe
    will be the process showing memory growth
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * ALL                                                          *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 6                        *
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Problem conclusion

  • First fixed in DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 6
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC81888

  • Reported component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Reported component ID

    DB2FORLUW

  • Reported release

    970

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-03-07

  • Closed date

    2012-07-11

  • Last modified date

    2012-07-11

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

    IC84542

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DB2 FOR LUW

  • Fixed component ID

    DB2FORLUW

Applicable component levels

  • R970 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Software version: 9.7

Reference #: IC81888

Modified date: 11 July 2012