A heapdump is useful for troubleshooting server performance problems. They are automatically generated when the JVM throws OutOfMemoryError. Since not all performance problems cause OutOfMemoryError, you may need to trigger one on your own for analysis.
To generate a heapdump when OutOfMemoryError condition does not apply, follow the steps for the appropriate operating system for WebSphere 6.0.2, 6.1 and 7.0 in the Related Information section below.
Generating a Heapdump in WebSphere on Windows
Generating a Heapdump in WebSphere on AIX and Linux
Generating a Heapdump in WebSphere on Solaris
Generating a Heapdump in WebSphere on HP-UX
Generating a Heapdump with IBM SDK 7
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