Physical memory slowly being used - nbsl process hang?
Windows 2008r2 Master Server, with twin 2008r2 Media servers, each with 48gb ram, and 16 cpu's
There is an issue with one of my two windows media servers, that causes the physical memory to be fully used up over the course of approximately 1 month. When I run RamMap or check resourse monitor on each, the problem server shows that the NBSL process is using a ton of resources, and does not appear to be releasing them back to the system. It is using 10x as many resources as the next highest process in line. It slowly climbs and uses up more of the physical memory every day by 2 to 3%, until it hits 100% physical memory usage, which of course, kills any backups to that server (of which there are many), and the server completely locks. I cannot even log in with local admin rights when it does this, and has to be rebooted. Has anyone out there experienced anything like this with a netbackup process, that just slowly eats up memory?
For grins one day (since the memory was at 97% anyway), I ran a bpdown and bpup to restart processes, to see what effect this had on ram. The ram dropped a little bit, but just slowly climbed back up to 100% and locked up.