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The following actions are the most important recommended maintenance actions that you have to perform regularly if you have purchased an installed server version of VisionProject:


  • Back up your server, files and database regularly so that nothing is lost in case of a crasch
  • Execute nightly database jobs:
    • Check db
    • Re-index nightly or weekly
    • Execute other maintenance jobs such as Update Statistics (on MS SQL Server) regularly (nightly if you can)
    • For MySQL : See mysqlcheck (analyze + optimize)
  • Continually check the VisionProject log files for any serious errors and contact if you find any
  • Continually check so that the log-files don't get too big, if so then stop VisionProject, remove the files, and then start VisionProject again
  • Continually check so that the capacity of the server is sufficient (Memory, CPU, disks, network IO) and don't affect performance
  • Restart the VisionProject Application Server (Apache Tomcat) from time to time, at least once a month is recommended
  • Also make sure that you set up Monitoring for VisionProject and dependend components, for example by using Nagios, OP5, SCCM or similar tools. We recommend that you monitor:
    • Network access between server TCP/Ping and all components
    • Protocols and ports for example HTTP/HTTPS access to VisionProject, and SMTP/IMAP access to email server
    • Available and used memory
    • Available and used CPU
    • Available and used disk space on all disks
    • Disk IO on all disks used
    • Network IO between components and between user and VisionProject
  • Use Java Mission Control and flight recorder if you want to get detailed knowledge of the Java/tomcat server performance. See

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