Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1292543
[BUG] accounts-daemon process memory grows until all memory is gone
Last modified: 2017-01-27 22:14:38 EST
Description of problem: Over time, on servers with frequent SSH connections, the accounts-daemon grows very large until the server is out of memory and causes OOMs.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install RHEL 7.1
2. Enable graphical target
3. Log into server frequently using SSH
4. Monitor size of accounts-daemon process
accounts-daemon process continues to grow until all memory is gone
accounts-daemon should not consume as much memory as possible
Workaround exists: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/accountsservice/+bug/1316830
sudo mv /usr/share/dbus-1/system-services/org.freedesktop.Accounts.service /usr/share/dbus-1/system-services/org.freedesktop.Accounts.service.disabled
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.
For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.
If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.