hs_err_pid files created in WASP directory

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Question: 

What are the hs_err_pid files in my WASP directory?

In the use case, the user's hard drive was slowly filling up with these files.

 

Environment:  

This is general information applicable to most versions of UIM.

 

Answer: 

These files are created by JAVA when Apache Tomcat container runs into fatal issues.

"When a fatal error occurs, an error log is created with information and the state obtained at the time of the fatal error."

 

 

Additional Information:

 

StackOverflow Thread - http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8019596/can-anybody-tell-me-details-about-hs-err-pid-log-file-generated-when-tomcat-cras

Oracle Java Docs - http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/felog-138657.html