Tips Troubleshooting Dashboard Crashes

I have a dashboard handling quite a bit of data, and it’s crashing a lot, or ending up in that “Failed to Start” state. It will otherwise work fine, for a while, it seems to crash given enough time (in the hours). No particular function crashes it, as far as I can tell. It appears to be random.

Oftentimes when this happens, but not always, I’m unable to restart the dashboard from PSUniversal and I have to restart the PSUniversal service first and then it will usually start up fine.

What are the best methods for me to track down why this is happening? As I start having my staff use these dashbaords more, and start having PSUniversal run more scripts, I need to ensure it’s more reliable with maximum uptime.

Product: PowerShell Universal
Version: 3.5.4

It seems like since moving a few things around within different groupings that it’s maybe more stable now? Time will tell. I learned about the debugging feature, which will surely come in handy, but I’m not sure that the particular issues that I was running into would’ve been helped by the debugging.

Are you experiencing any memory issues? It should show in the dashboards page if you switch on advanced mode.

I don’t think so, I gave my server 16GB and the one dashboard is running at ~500-700MB memory usage. I’m not seeing it grow.

I did re-arrange some content within new-UDDynamic’s and New-UDGrid 's and it seems much more stable between all my restarts now. It’s coming along as I learn more :slight_smile:

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