How to Enable Java Flight Recording for Java Applets and Webstart Applications on Windows

(Doc ID 1995162.1)

Last updated on APRIL 09, 2017

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 7 and later
Generic Windows


To enable Java Flight Recording, a JVM needs to have the options -XX:+UnlockCommercialFeatures -XX:+FlightRecorder present at startup.  However, these options are being ignored when specified as java_arugments or java-vm-args in HTML tags or JNLP files.  This document describes one practical way to collect a Java Flight Recording for a Java Applet or Java Webstart Application on Windows platform.


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