Java heap dump not created on OutOfMemoryError

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

JBoss EAP contains -XX:+HeapDumpOnOutOfMemoryError in the JVM startup options; however, when an OutOfMemoryError occurs, no heap dump appears to be created. The only message captured in the console is:

JBossAS process (<JAVA_PID>) received KILL signal

Environment

  • OpenJDK
  • Oracle/Sun JDK

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