My group has recently installed webMethods 5.0.
Very well, then I will answer myself.
This is just a shot in the dark…
Check to see if any of your client groups specify using the persistent storage type. If so, redefine those groups to use guaranteed or volatile. Using persistent storage can lead to corrupted files.
It sounds to me like you don’t have the Broker Patches installed. There are 5 patches for the broker, one that is a Core patch to the awbroker.exe, and one is a Tools patch. Both of these (As well as the other 3), should be installed on your broker. That should help prevent the broker from crashing on your machine, it definitely helped mine.
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