How to generate a core dump without crashing down a Java process in RHEL ?

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Issue

  • Is there a way to signal a Java process (e.g.: JBoss EAP 6) to dump a core without killing/bringing down the process?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5
  • Oracle JDK
  • OpenJDK

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