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2382139 - Error during export of big tables - Java heap space using 70SWPM, for products based on NW 7.0X


During the export of a Java system on MSSQL Server, Software Provisioning Manager tool (70SWPM, for products based on NW 7.0X) fails with the following error message:

Last error reported by the step: Execution of JLoad tool
'"C:\Program Files\sapinst_instdir\NW701\LM\COPY\MSS\EXP\HA\AS-JAVA\EXPDB\sapjvm_4\sapjvm_4\bin\java.exe" -classpath D:\usr\sap\<SID>\SYS\global\sltools\sharedlib\launcher.jar -showversion -Xmx1024m D:/usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/global/security/lib/tools/iaik_jce.jar;D:/usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/global/security/lib/tools/iaik_jsse.jar;
C:\usr\sap\<SID>\<instance>\exe\mssjdbc\base.jar;C:\usr\sap\<SID>\<instance>\exe\mssjdbc\util.jar;C:\usr\sap\<SID>\<instance>\exe\mssjdbc\sqlserver.jar;C:\usr\sap\<SID>\<instance>\exe\mssjdbc\spy.jar -sec <SID>,jdbc/pool/<SID>,
D:/usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/global/security/data/,D:/usr/sap/<SID>/SYS/global/security/data/SecStore.key -dataDir Y:\JAVA\JDMP -remove_trailing_blanks "C:\Program Files/sapinst_instdir/NW701/LM/COPY/MSS/EXP/HA/AS-JAVA/
EXPDB/removeTrailingBlanks.txt" -convert_empty_LOBs "C:\Program Files/sapinst_instdir/NW701/LM/COPY/MSS/EXP/HA/AS-JAVA/EXPDB/convertEmptyLobs.txt" -convert_empty_strings "C:\Program Files/sapinst_instdir/NW701/LM/COPY/MSS/EXP/
HA/AS-JAVA/EXPDB/convertEmptyStrings.txt" -convert_empty_binary "C:\Program Files/sapinst_instdir/NW701/LM/COPY/MSS/EXP/HA/AS-JAVA/EXPDB/convertEmptyBinary.txt"' aborts with return code 1. 
SOLUTION: Check 'jload.log' and '' for more information

When checking both log files and jload.log, further details about this issue can be found:
java version "1.4.2_34"
Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build 4.1.064)
SAP Java Server VM (build 4.1.064 25.51-b09, Aug 2 2016 11:15:59 - 41_REL - optU - windows amd64 - 6 - bas2:274072 (mixed mode))
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: GC overhead limit exceeded (max heap: 1024 MB)
at java.lang.Throwable.getStackTraceElement(Native Method)
java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: GC overhead limit exceeded (max heap: 1024 MB)
at java.lang.Thread.init(
java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: GC overhead limit exceeded


06.10.16 10:36:01 dbExport
SEVERE: Error during export of KMC_DBRM_CONTENT

06.10.16 10:36:01
SEVERE: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space (failed to allocate 485487344 bytes) (max heap: 1024 MB)




  • Software Provisioning Manager tool (70SWPM)
  • SAP systems based on SAP NetWeaver 7.0x
  • SAP system with Java stack or dual-stack
  • Database: MSSQL Server
  • MS Windows Operating System


SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 2 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 3 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0


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