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How to Obtain a Thread Dump (Stack Traces) from a Java Process or from a Core File of a Java Process on Mac OS X (Doc ID 1639014.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 22, 2022

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 7 to 8
Apple Mac OS X (Intel) (64-bit)


You want to obtain a Thread Dump, which is a Stack Trace for each thread, from a running Java process or a from a core file of a Java process on Mac OS X.


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In this Document
 kill -QUIT
kill -3
 Java VisualVM (jvisualvm)

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