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Schedule a WHD for Linux restart to clear the JVM Heap Memory

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Created by Interspire Import, last modified by Steve.Hawkins on Oct 05, 2017

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Overview

This article describes how to schedule a nightly WHD restart to clear the JVM Heap Memory for Web Help Desk on Linux.

Environment

All Web Help Desk versions running Linux

Steps

Create a nightly cron job that calls the stop/start scripts as root or using sudo. When you create the scripts, be sure to call the following commands:

/usr/local/webhelpdesk/whd stop

/usr/local/webhelpdesk/whd start

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