About Clearing WebSphere 7.0-9.0 Cache Files for Maximo Administrators
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First, thanks to @Kumaran Nathan1100005HAT for his 2015 post, which gave me the idea for this post.
One of Maximo Systems Support's favorite troubleshooting tips is to clear the WebSphere caches. Why do we recommend it so often? Because it often addresses problems that appear after rebuild and restoring the Maximo ear file. Uninstalling an old and installing a new Maximo application EAR should clear the cache,s because the new ear file contains updates to cached files, but not all files are cleared. Clearing the cache files takes little time, and there is no downside to it. If it does not provide a solution, we move on.
The technote we use is Clea
To dive a little deeper into WebSphere temporary, cache and log files, go to Karman Nathan's essential post Thin
He also discusses deleting conf
While my technote lists four directories to clear, the most important is <WebSphere home
Thanks for reading this blog post. If you have any questions about clearing WebSphere caches, or if I am not clear (or just wrong), please post a comment. I will answer it and if necessary, correct or expand the post to make it more useful.