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How to automate the collection of memory dumps

Technote (FAQ)


Memory dumps are helpful in investigating possible memory leaks in Lotus Domino® and provide a snapshot of Domino memory usage. Is there a way to automate the creation of periodic memory dumps?


You can collect memory dumps using a Program document.
The screen shots below illustrate the settings used to run the memory dumps in Windows every six hours (360 minutes):

NOTE: In Unix, Linux and iSeries, the program name is "server", not "nserver".

NOTE: The memory dumps by default will be created in the IBM_TECHNICAL_SUPPORT directory.

Related information

How To Avoid Memory Dumps Being Overwritten on a Domino
How Is a Memory Dump Taken?
A simplified Chinese translation is available

Document information

More support for: IBM Domino
Memory tuning

Software version: 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, 9.0

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1104943

Modified date: 25 November 2013