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

Peter Schober peter.schober at
Wed Sep 14 21:05:15 BST 2011

* Dan McLaughlin <dmclaughlin at> [2011-09-14 21:30]:
> I have a very plain configuration using DS 1.1.2 on Tomcat (see
> wayfconfig.xml below).  If I change the metadata, the only way I can
> get it to immediately update is to bounce the entire container.
> Restarting just the Discovery Service web application doesn't even
> work.

Since the documentation at
explicitly states:

  "In all cases, the Discovery Service will reload metadata as soon as
   it has been changed. It is not necessary to restart the service"

you should probably file a bug.

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