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Instantly restart a server or workstation each day
Authored by: stewarsh on Oct 17, '05 10:49:44PM

What, if I may ask, did you do? We are seeing problems with python slowing on one of our other XServe webservers.



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Instantly restart a server or workstation each day
Authored by: mickazoid on Oct 17, '05 11:14:44PM
Well, in a nutshell, we first installed a vanilla setup from scratch on an all-new machine (to find any specific bugaboos that might have accompanied this box config in particular. Always a good idea. Then when we found the problem was indeed replicable across vanilla installs, we made intimate use of the apache server, mysql and server monitoring capabilities (as you did) to watch individual web and server process threads in action. Then we'd recompile the various code modules for each of the relevant web, app and db products in use. When we found a combination that consistently threw errors, we recompiled the related code to test for incremental exceptions until we trapped the condition.

Sorry to be vague but that's the most consise way to describe it :)

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