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WebLogic Server Support Pattern: Binary Core File Analysis (Doc ID 779344.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 6.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Problem Description

An application gets a binary core file produced when the WebLogic Server process terminates due to some invalid native core (machine specific code). A server crash, JVM crash, machine crash, or HotSpot error may also be associated with this occurrence. This article will describe what steps are needed to gather information from a core file on various platforms.

Problem Troubleshooting

Please note that not all of the following items would need to be done. Some issues can be solved by only following a few of the items.

Troubleshooting Steps

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In this Document
 Problem Description
 Problem Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting Steps
 Why does the problem occur?
 Gathering Core information from: SOLARIS
 Gathering Core information from: LINUX
 Gathering Core information from: HPUX
 Gathering Core information from: AIX
 Gathering Core information from: WINDOWS
 What if I don't have a Debugger?
 Operating System Values that should be checked for core file generation
 Core Files due to JIT Compiler
 Stop the JVM to get Thread Dumps
 On-line Debugger Manuals
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