AppDynamics Application Intelligence Platform
1. Follow the instructions in To create an action, selecting Diagnostics->Take a thread dump in the Create Action window.
2. Enter a name for the action, the number of samples to take, and the interval between the thread dumps in milliseconds.
3. If you want to require approval before the thread dump action can be started, check the Require approval before this Action check box and enter the email address of the individual or group that is authorized to approve the action. See Actions Requiring Approval for more information.
4. Click OK.
Resolving issue with Sun JDK 1.6 on Linux
If you see the CPU time API your thread dumps or a "threads blocking on sun.management.ThreadImpl.getThreadTotalCpuTime0(Native Method)" error, add the following Java HotSpot VM option:
The error is the result of a Sun JDK 1.6 problem on Linux.