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WebSphere Application Server v8.5 primer, part-6: Application Edition Management


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WebSphere Application Server v8.5 primer, part-2: Installation


WebSphere Application Server v8.5 uses IBM installation manager (IIM) for installation.  If you are new to Installation Manager, please go trough my old post on IIM

The installation process is not changed from the previous version (WAS v8.0), so please check the previous post of WASv8 installation,

 

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WebSphere Application Server v8.5 primer, part-1: What’s New


Alright .. we are starting this new series on WebSphere Application Server v8.5, which has some new and very good features.

There are quiet a good amount articles available on internet about what’s new in WAS v8.5, so iam not going to write them again. So below are some of the references/links that i think will be helpful for you on this topic.

Websphere application server (WAS) – Thread dump and Heap Dump


When to generate ? How to generate ? how to debug ?

Thread Dumps
If you get unexplained server hangs under WebSphere, you can obtain, from the WebSphere server, a thread dump to help diagnose the problem.

In the case of a server hang, you can force an application to create a thread dump.

On unix/Linux machines find the process id (PID) of the hung JVM and issue kill -3 PID.  Look for an output file in the installation root directory with a name like javacore.date.time.id.txt.
Using wasadmin prompt,
get the handle of the server
wsadmin>set jvm [$AdminControl completeObjectName type=JVM,process=server1,*]
execute
wsadmin>$AdminControl invoke $jvm dumpThreads Continue reading