Alternatives for Flight Recorder JVM flag FlightRecorderOptions=something has ben removed

Solution Verified - Updated -


When starting an application, the following issues happen:

-XX:FlightRecorderOptions=maxage=... has been removed. Use -XX:StartFlightRecording=maxage=... instead.
Error occurred during initialization of VM
Failure when starting JFR on_vm_start

Or another example:

-XX:FlightRecorderOptions=settings=... has been removed. Use -XX:StartFlightRecording=settings=... instead.


  • Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP)
    • 7.x
  • OpenJDK 8
  • OpenJDK 11

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