ihsdiag: Utility package for capturing IBM HTTP Server diagnostic information

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Abstract

This diagnostic tools package can be used to capture information needed by IBM Support to debug and resolve various issues with IBM HTTP Server.

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The IBM HTTP Server diagnostic tools package contains the following:

  • Documentation for configuring IBM HTTP Server and the operating system for problem determination.
    (The V2.0 documentation also applies to all newer versions.)
  • Diagnostic modules to load into IBM HTTP Server to capture first failure information.

    Note: For IBM HTTP Server 7.0 and later, the most frequently used diagnostic modules are provided with the product in the modules/debug/ subdirectory. The diagnostic module portion of this package is not needed.
  • Diagnostic tools for gathering information on problem symptoms, including child process crashes, hang conditions, high CPU conditions, and startup failures.
  • IBM HTTP Server performance tuning information.
  • IBM HTTP Server Q & A document.

ihsdiag contains tools and documentation for all levels of IBM HTTP Server on all systems.

Prerequisites

Installation of a version of IBM HTTP Server supported by ihsdiag.


Installation Instructions

Install this ihsdiag package on the system with IBM HTTP Server. You can also install ihsdiag on a personal workstation in order to view the enclosed documentation, or you can view the documentation from an IBM web site.


Invocation Instructions
The Java components of ihsdiag must be run under an IBM Java runtime of 1.4.2 or later. IBM HTTP Server 6.0.2 and later bundles a compatible Java runtime, so it is is suggested to invoke the java bundled by IBM HTTP Server instead of the java command found first in your path.

Documentation
For information on using this diagnostic tools package for IBM HTTP Server issues (crashes, hangs, high CPU, startup failures), refer to this document and follow the links appropriate for your operating system and symptom:

Change history

Date Change
22 Jul 2014 Version 1.4.18 available
21 Nov 2013 Version 1.4.17 available
19 Apr 2012 Version 1.4.16 available
07 Jul 2011 Version 1.4.15 available
15 Nov 2010 Version 1.4.14 available
11 Feb 2010 Version 1.4.13 available
12 May 2009 Version 1.4.12 available
19 Mar 2009 Version 1.4.11 available
25 Nov 2008 Version 1.4.10 available
18 Sep 2008 Version 1.4.9 available
22 Apr 2008 Version 1.4.8 available
20 Feb 2008 Version 1.4.7 available
16 Aug 2007 Version 1.4.6 available
01 Feb 2007 Version 1.4.5 available
07 Jun 2006 Version 1.4.4 available
28 Feb 2006 Version 1.4.3 available
04 Oct 2005 Version 1.4.2 available
12 May 2005 Version 1.4.1 available
12 Apr 2005 Version 1.4 available
23 Feb 2005 Version 1.3.7 available
08 Dec 2004 Initial version 1.3.3 available

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Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is DD?
UNIX ihsdiag V1.4.18 tar 22 Jul 2014 US English 2659884 FTP DD
Windows ihsdiag V1.4.18 ZIP 22 Jul 2014 US English 2702865 FTP DD

Technical support

Follow instructions to send diagnostic information to IBM support.


Related information
MustGather: Read first for IBM HTTP Server

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Application Servers WebSphere Application Server IBM HTTP Server AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS 8.5.5, 8.5, 8.0, 7.0, 6.1, 6.0, 5.1 Base, Enterprise, Express, Network Deployment
Application Servers WebSphere Application Server - Express IBM HTTP Server AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows 8.5.5, 8.5, 8.0, 7.0, 6.1, 6.0, 5.1


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More support for:

IBM HTTP Server
Runtime

Software version:

6.0, 6.1, 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, 8.5.5

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Reference #:

4008409

Modified date:

2014-07-23

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