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ALM-45278 RangerAdmin Direct Memory Usage Exceeds the Threshold

Updated at: Mar 25, 2021 GMT+08:00

Description

The system checks the direct memory usage of the RangerAdmin service every 60 seconds. This alarm is generated when the direct memory usage of the RangerAdmin instance exceeds the threshold (80% of the maximum memory) for five consecutive times. This alarm is cleared when the direct memory usage of RangerAdmin is less than or equal to the threshold.

Attribute

Alarm ID

Alarm Severity

Auto Clear

45278

Major

Yes

Parameters

Name

Meaning

Source

Specifies the cluster for which the alarm is generated.

ServiceName

Specifies the name of the service for which the alarm is generated.

RoleName

Specifies the name of the role for which the alarm is generated.

HostName

Specifies the name of the host for which the alarm is generated.

Trigger Condition

Specifies the threshold for triggering the alarm.

Impact on the System

Direct memory overflow may cause service breakdown.

Possible Causes

The direct memory of the RangerAdmin instance is overused or the direct memory is inappropriately allocated. As a result, the memory usage exceeds the threshold.

Procedure

Check the direct memory usage.

  1. On FusionInsight Manager, choose O&M > Alarm > Alarms > ALM-45278 RangerAdmin Direct Memory Usage Exceeds the Threshold. Check the location information of the alarm and view the host name of the instance for which the alarm is generated.
  2. On FusionInsight Manager, choose Cluster > Services > Ranger > Instance. Select the role corresponding to the host name of the instance for which the alarm is generated. Click the drop-down list in the upper right corner of the chart area and choose Customize > CPU and Memory > RangerAdmin Direct Memory Usage. Click OK.
  3. Check whether the direct memory used by RangerAdmin reaches the threshold (80% of the maximum direct memory by default).

    • If yes, go to 4.
    • If no, go to 6.

  4. On FusionInsight Manager, choose Cluster > Services > Ranger > Instance > RangerAdmin > Instance Configuration. Click All Configurations, and choose RangerAdmin > System. Increase the value of -XX:MaxDirectMemorySize in the GC_OPTS parameter based on the site requirements and save the configuration.

    If this alarm is generated, the direct memory configured for RangerAdmin cannot meet the heap memory required by the RangerAdmin process. You are advised to check the direct memory usage of RangerAdmin and change the value of -XX:MaxDirectMemorySize in GC_OPTS to the twice of the direct memory used by RangerAdmin. You can change the value based on the actual service scenario. For details, see 2.

  5. Restart the affected services or instances and check whether the alarm is cleared.

    • If yes, no further action is required.
    • If no, go to 6.

Collect the fault information.

  1. On the FusionInsight Manager portal, choose O&M > Log > Download.
  2. Expand the Service drop-down list, and select Ranger for the target cluster.
  3. Click in the upper right corner, and set Start Date and End Date for log collection to 10 minutes ahead of and after the alarm generation time, respectively. Then, click Download.
  4. Contact O&M personnel and provide the collected logs.

Alarm Clearing

After the fault that triggers the alarm is rectified, the alarm is automatically cleared.

Related Information

None

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