JFR Recordings Fill Disc Even with 'maxage' Set (Doc ID 2145460.1)

Last updated on MAY 08, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Java Flight Recorder (JFR) recordings filling up disc repository.  After a manual recording is performed, the tmp files in the JFR disk repository never get removed.  The 'maxage' property of JFR appears to not be honored after a manual recording.  

For example, with these JFR settings being used:

 

Cause

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