IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for Application Diagnostics, Version 7.1.0.1

Cancel a thread


If a thread is misbehaving, for example looping, sleeping or abusing resources, it might be necessary to cancel the thread and terminate the executing Java thread to let other threads to proceed. By default, only "Administrator" role has access to the canceling a thread functionality


Cancel a thread:

  1. From the top navigation, click...

      Problem Determination > JVM Thread Display

  2. Select a group and a server to view the running threads. The JVM Thread Display page opens showing all top-level thread group running in the selected server.

  3. Select and click a thread to view its detailed information. The Thread Properties table displays the detailed information of the thread that you selected.

  4. Click Cancel Thread.

  5. Click OK in the confirmation box. The JVM Thread Display page refreshed displaying without the canceled thread.

    Cancel a thread might cause JVM and application server instability. Use the cancel thread function only when absolutely necessary, and with careful consideration of the consequences.


Parent topic:

JVM thread display


Related topics

Change a JVM thread priority
View a stack trace