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Where Can I Find the Java HotSpot Fatal Error Log (hs_err_[pid] log)? (Doc ID 1395507.1)

Last updated on JUNE 06, 2020

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 1.3.1 to 8
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

This document describes where you can find the Java HotSpot Fatal Error Log File and the possible reasons for not finding the file after receiving a fatal error.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Current Working Directory
 Solaris
 Linux
 Windows
 Platform Independent
 Temp directory
 Solaris and GNU/Linux
 Windows
 Standard Output
 Customized filename and location
 -XX:OnError=<cmd>
 -XX:ErrorFile=<file>
 Error log file suppression
 -XX:+SuppressFatalErrorMessage
 -XX:+ShowMessageBoxOnError
 Stack Overflow
 Additional Public Information
References

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