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NSX Manager running at 100% CPU (2149455)

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  • NSX manager running at 100% CPU.
  • Java threads consume 30-40% of the CPU running REST API queries and takes lot of time to complete.
  • In the /usr/appmgmt-tcserver/logs/localhost_access_log.* file, you may see high load of REST API calls. - - [14/Feb/2017:00:36:44 +0000] "GET /api/2.0/vdn/inventory/host/host-816/connection/status HTTP/1.1" 200 363 - - [14/Feb/2017:00:36:45 +0000] "GET /api/2.0/vdn/inventory/host/host-810/connection/status HTTP/1.1" 200 363 - - [14/Feb/2017:00:36:45 +0000] "GET /api/2.0/vdn/inventory/host/host-927/connection/status HTTP/1.1" 200 363 - - [14/Feb/2017:00:36:45 +0000] "GET /api/2.0/vdn/inventory/host/host-4086/connection/status HTTP/1.1" 200 364 - - [14/Feb/2017:00:36:45 +0000] "GET /api/2.0/vdn/inventory/host/host-103/connection/status HTTP/1.1"

    Note: The preceding log excerpts are only examples. Date, time, and environmental variables may vary depending on your environment.


This is a known issue affecting NSX for vSphere 6.2.x and 6.3.x.

Currently, there is no resolution.

To work around this issue, restart the NSX Manager.

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