[asterisk-users] Asterisk routine maintenance activities
jeff at jeff.net
Thu Apr 23 13:33:07 CDT 2009
On Thu, 23 Apr 2009, Darrick Hartman wrote:
> Rob Hillis wrote:
>> Kurian Thayil wrote:
>>> On Wed, 2009-04-22 at 15:24 +1000, Lee, John (Sydney) wrote:
>>>> Daily Asterisk restart
>>> Do you think its mandatory in production env?????
>> Daily? No. However, after implementing a weekly restart of Asterisk,
>> I've found the instance of lockups and CPU utilisation spikes have
>> decreased significantly.
> Unless you're using some unstable modules, there really should be no
> need to restart Asterisk. Is there a certain activity that is causing
> these lockups? I have low power systems which haven't had Asterisk
> restarted in months many times. Granted, these are mostly low call
> volume systems, but unless there is a memory leak, you should not needed
> to restart the Asterisk process. (my guess is one of the modules you
> are using has some sort of problem).
I had a 1.2 instance running over a year and a half with a ton of live
calls to a custom AGI. If you are having to restart asterisk something
must be wrong.
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