Memory leak in StatelessKnowledgeSessionImpl when fireAllRules() throws an Exception during a rule execution

Solution Unverified - Updated -


  • A Drools Rule fails in the action pipe line with a ConsequenceException (while using businessruleprocessor) that is propagated back to the jms layer as an exception on JmsServerSession.
  • After a certain number of errors the servers is busy with Garbage Collection
  • A large portion of the heap is dedicated to references held by DroolsRuleBaseState.


  • Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform (SOA-P)
    • 5.2.0

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