Summary

How to solve a memory leak in boks_servc that makes the process grow over time and eventually core dump

Issue

These versions of BoKS Manager have a memory leak in the boks_servc process that makes the process grow over time and possibly eventually core dump.

The leak can occur sporadically when suexec operations are authenticated.

Resolution / Workaround

Install the hotfix HFBM-0012-2 from the HelpSystems Community Portal.

This hotfix has fixed code which eliminates the memory leak.

Alternatively, this issue can also be fixed by upgrading to BoKS Manager 6.7.


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Last Modified On: May 25, 2018