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generating heap dump file in java

Posted on 2010-11-11
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hi guys

I am using IBM RAD ide with websphere test environment on windows xp
I want to intentionally create a heap dump file so that i can analyze it.

Any idea what java code needs to be written so that i can get the heapdump file generated and analyze it?

any help appreciated

thanks
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by:jcott28
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What are you trying to get a heapdump from?  A specific process?

You can use the jmap tool to get a heapdump of a proecss

jmap -dump:format=b,file=cheap.bin <process id>
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>>A specific process?

yes, sometihng like an outofmemory process

where do i put this?
jmap -dump:format=b,file=cheap.bin <process id>
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by:royjayd
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found an answer myself
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