Deleting the data and tmp directories Before Each Restart of JBoss EAP is Not Recommended

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Issue

  • Is it recommended to delete data and tmp folders? What is the best practice?
  • Does it make sense to remove the following directories? Are there any pros/cons to doing so?

    rm -rv jboss/domain/servers/*
    rm -rv jboss/domain/tmp/servers/*
    rm -rv jboss/domain/data/servers/*
    rm -rv jboss/domain/data/content/*
    

Environment

  • Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP)
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