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Linux Crash Dumps

Linux systems may be configured with crash dumps disabled. Prior to creating a support bundle for an issue where the client crashes, it is important to ensure crash dumps are enabled when the issue is reproduced.

To check if there is a limit on the size of core dumps use the ulimit command:

$ ulimit -c

The output above indicates that core dumps ae limited to a size of 0 blocks. To adjust this limit for troubleshooting set the size to unlimited:

$ ulimit -S -c unlimited pcoip-client
After reproducing the issue, reset the core dump limit to the previous setting, as outlined in the example below:

$ ulimit -S -c 0