System Administration Guide: Advanced Administration

Managing Core Files (Task Map)



For Instructions 

1. Display the current core dump configuration. 

Display the current core dump configuration by using the coreadm command.

How to Display the Current Core Dump Configuration

2. Modify the core dump configuration. 

Modify the core dump configuration to do one of the following: 

Set a core file name pattern. 



Enable a per-process core file path. 



Enable a global core file path. 


How to Set a Core File Name Pattern

How to Enable a Per-Process Core File Path

How to Enable a Global Core File Path

3. Examine a core dump file. 

Use the proc tools to view a core dump file.

Examining Core Files