Flight Recorder Throws 'java.io.FileNotFoundException: profile (No such file or directory)' When Using the Default Profile

(Doc ID 1911310.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 7 and later
Oracle WebLogic Server - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to create a Java SE 7 Flight Recording for WebLogic server with the default profile template, the following error occurs:

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Start WLS with -XX:+UnlockCommercialFeatures -XX:+FlightRecorder
2. Run Java Diagnostic commands to start the recording:  jcmd <PID> JFR.start duration=10s filename=test.jfr settings=profile


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