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How to Determine the Vendor of a Java Installation, or if a JVM is from Oracle (Doc ID 1618482.1)

Last updated on MARCH 16, 2018

Applies to:

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

Goal

How to check which vendor a Java Runtime Environment (JRE) is from, and whether it is from Oracle or not.  This is useful in determining whether you can get support from Oracle for problems with that JVM.

 

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 A. java -version
 Examples
 B. Vendor specific Java system properties
 Examples
 Solaris 10/SPARC; 1.6.0_06; Sun Microsystems Inc.
 Java 6 from Apple
 OS X 10.7.4 ; Oracle Corporation
 Ubuntu 7.10/x86; 1.5.0; Free Software Foundation, Inc.
 Linux/Itanium (ia64); 1.6.0_07; Intel Inc. on behalf of Sun Microsystems Inc.
 Oracle JRockit
 IBM Java
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