On 28 Dec 2006, at 20:30, Edmund Moseley wrote:
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Originally posted this on email@example.com, and was pointed in this
Hopefully somebody can help with what follows...
When I try to run "Update security settings" in the portal_workflow
tool, my zope process gradually swallows up all the cpu, seems to still
be running fine, but then after a couple of hours, swallows up all the
memory, the load avg on the server exceeds 4 and makes it pretty well
Updating those settings will cause all objects affected by that
particular workflow to be reindexed, which means they will all be
loaded into memory. This can lead to memory exhaustion and swapping.
That's the generic answer without having any details about your
Thanks for your generic answer. What details about my setup might help
in figureing out how I could successfully update security without my
server grinding to a halt.
Zope 2.9.5, Python 2.4.4, Plone 2.5.1
4GB of physical memory
4GB of swap
2 Duo Core processors
I have about 35,000 objects in the ZODB, but I'm sure this doesn't come
close to the total amount of memory.
We have a ZEO server and client on the same machine.
Any ideas as to how I can resolve this would be very much appreciated.
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