Sun Java System Instant Messaging 7.2 Administration Guide

Enabling and Disabling the Watchdog

By default, the watchdog is enabled when you install Instant Messaging. You can disable or enable the watchdog by setting a configuration parameter in iim.conf.

ProcedureTo Enable or Disable the Watchdog

  1. Open iim.conf.

    See iim.conf File Syntax for instructions on locating and modifying iim.conf.

  2. Enable or disable the watchdog by setting the iim_wd.enable parameter as follows:

    To enable the watchdog: iim_wd.enable=true

    To disable the watchdog: iim_wd.enable=false

  3. Save and close the iim.conf file.

  4. Refresh the Instant Messaging server configuration:

    cd im-svr-base/sbin

    ./imadmin refresh