10.9 Allocating Additional Tomcat Memory in Windows

  1. Go to Tomcat/bin folder (For example, c:\Program Files\Novell\Tomcat\bin)

  2. Right-click on tomcat7w.exe file.

  3. Open Tomcat7 Properties window.

  4. Click Java tab.

  5. Specify the Initial & Maximum memory pool sizes.

    IMPORTANT:Ensure that the Initial & Maximum memory pool sizes that you specify is less than your physical RAM's size, otherwise it may cause more performance issues.

  6. Click Apply, then click Ok.

  7. Restart Tomcat Service.

    HINT:To verify the new settings, go to the URL of Tomcat server and click Server Status.