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Status Under Consideration
Workspace Domino Designer
Categories Debugger
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 2, 2020

Allow JVM Java Debug permanently activated - or add HTTPJavaDebugOptions parameter only for http

Background for our request: We develop XPages-based CRM applications with a large Java framework with our development team. Up to Domino 10 we have used the Java Debugging on a regular basis many times a day, therefore on all of our development servers we had enabled the Java debugging using the following ini settings:
>> JavaEnableDebug=1
>> JavaDebugOptions=transport=dt_socket,server=y,suspend=n,address=8000 (or other ports)

Current situation: Starting with Domino 11 beta versions the Domino server crashes after 2-3 minutes if these debug parameters are set in notes.ini. We have discussed this issue with the HCL support (case CS0104024) and have been informed about the following knowledge base article:

Our problem: So with this solution we have to start the server without Java debugging enabled, then stop http task, enable debug parameters, restart http again and disable debug parameters in good time before restarting the server to prevent the server crash after restart. This is extremely unsatisfactory for us, since we have to restart the server every now and then. As written above, we use debugging as a regular development tool.

Our wish is either to have the behavior from Domino 9 / Domino 10 back, or to have a HTTPJavaDebugOptions parameter only for http task as requested in


Michael Kohn, GEDYS IntraWare GmbH

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