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2356242 - CMS.exe Consuming 100% CPU


  • Following the beginning of Daylight Saving Time, CMS.exe consumes high CPU%
  • Generally slow performance while logging in to / navigating within the Central Management Console and BI Launchpad
  • Any workflow involving Platform Search, e.g. searching for content from within the BI Launchpad, is especially slow
    • With Continuous Crawling selected, this will be evident immediately after DST starts
    • With Scheduled Crawling selected, this will become evident whenever the first post-DST instance of the Platform Search Scheduling Object starts running
  • For one or more report objects, a large number of Failed instances start accumulating rapidly -- exactly the issue described in SAP KBA 1448881



  • SAP Business Intelligence Platform 4.x


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2


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