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Can the Path of /tmp/hsperfdata_<user> Created by a Java Process be Redefined (Doc ID 2325910.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 08, 2021

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Java processes create a directory in /tmp with the name of /hsperdata_<user>.  The /tmp/hsperfdata_<user> directory is created by a Java VM to store performance statistics data shared by other Java programs like jps, jstack, jcmd.   

Can it be redefined or redirected to a different path?



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