Why "java.lang.StackOverflowError" occurred?

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  • Why Java application server (JBoss EAP or Tomcat) shuts down automatically with StackOverflowError?
  • Why stackoverflow error is seen in the logs when the "session data is being replicated"?
  • Why I'm getting StackOverflowError when deploying EAR file?
  • Why liferay WAR application deployment fails with nested exception is java.lang.StackOverflowError?
  • Why following error is coming in the JBoss "server log" ?
ERROR [org.jboss.mx.loading.LoadMgr3] Not rescheduling failed loading task,
loadTask=org.jboss.mx.loading.ClassLoadingTask@1923ca5{classname: org.omg.ETF._ConnectionLocalBase, requestingThread: Thread[main,5,jboss],
requestingClassLoader: org.jboss.mx.loading.UnifiedClassLoader3@171f189{ url=null ,addedOrder=2}, loadedClass: nullnull, loadOrder: 2147483647,
loadException: java.lang.StackOverflowError, threadTaskCount: 0, state: 1, #CCE: 1}
at java.lang.Exception.<init>(Exception.java:59)
at java.lang.ClassNotFoundException.<init>(ClassNotFoundException.java:65)
  • We are having problems with java.lang.StackOverflowError. what exactly needs to be done. Also let us know what all information is required to attach in the support case to confirm this.


  • Java
  • Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP)
  • Tomcat

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