Since when is a container restart required to refresh DS Metadata?

Peter Schober peter.schober at
Wed Sep 14 19:07:21 BST 2011

* Dan McLaughlin <dmclaughlin at> [2011-09-14 19:46]:
> I don't remember it being this way in the past, but now I have to
> restart Tomcat in order to get the Discovery Service to pick up
> Metadata changes.  Stopping and starting just the DS web app doesn't
> reload the metadata either.

I'm not using the Shib DS myself but any software that requires a full
restart to pick up metadata changes is either misconfigured or broken,
IMO. So I guess you'll need to be more specific in your problem

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