How to Collect a Live Solaris Kernel Dump (Doc ID 1004608.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
All Platforms

Goal

There are situations when it is required to capture a snapshot of the running kernel in order to analyze the state of the system. This is performed with savecore(1M) command with '-L' option. There are several critical notes to be aware of prior to attempting a live Solaris crash dump.

Solution

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