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2488097 - FAQ: Memory usage for the ABAP Server on Windows


  1. What is the root cause for a high physical memory consumption shown in Windows Task Manager for a disp+work.exe process, while in  transaction SM50, the work process is in "Waiting" state?

  2. How is it possible to detect a memory leak of a process?

  3. How to configure memory when two or more SAP instances are installed on a Windows host?

  4. What are the possible root causes for a memory dump with error message "TSV_TNEW_PAGE_ALLOC_FAILED"?

  5. Is it still recommended to set Windows page file = 3 to 4 times of the main memory (RAM) size?

  6. Why my Virtual Machine (VM)  has few virtual memory  available  if  enough  virtual memory (RAM + pagefile) is configured in the server? 

   7.   Is it possible to  configure the SAP system with no  pagefile ?





Windows Server 2008 or higher



SAP NetWeaver all versions


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