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Define where a core dump, heap dump, or java dump will reside in WebSphere

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After a core dump, heap dump, or java dump is created, by default, the dump will reside in the ${WAS_INSTALL_ROOT}/profiles/your_profile directory. This usually is not perferred, as this can cause the profile directory to eventually run out of disk space.

 

You can specify a custom location for the core/heap/java dump files to be written to by creating the following environment entries. Refer to creating environment entries if you are not familiar with how to create environment entries.

  • IBM_JAVACOREDIR
  • IBM_HEAPDUMPDIR
  • IBM_COREDIR

 

You will need to restart the application server for this change to take effect.



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