This small tool can be useful when someone wants to view PIDs of running JVMs on the host.
List of JVM instances
jps and you’ll see running JVMs instances.
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But jps can do more.
List of JVM arguments
jps -v will show command line arguments used to start a specific JVM instance
Main class used to launch JVM
jps -l will tell you what class was used as main to start a java application
Next post will describe jcmd. Tool that can control running jvm instance.