Sun Java System Web Server 6.1 SP7 Performance Tuning, Sizing, and Scaling Guide

Installing the perfdump Utility

ProcedureTo install perfdump, make the following modifications in obj.conf

  1. Add the following object to your obj.conf file after the default object:

    <Object name="perf">Service fn="service-dump"</Object>

  2. Add the following to the default object:

    NameTrans fn=assign-name from="/.perf" name="perf"

    Make sure that the .perf NameTrans directive is specified before the document-root NameTrans directive in the default object.

  3. If not already activated, activate stats-xml.

    For more information, see Activating Statistics

  4. Restart your server software.

  5. Access perfdump by entering this URL:


    You can request the perfdump statistics and specify how frequently (in seconds) the browser should automatically refresh. The following example sets the refresh to every 5 second