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From Christian Mallwitz <>
Subject RE: monitoring memory in Tomcat
Date Fri, 17 Nov 2000 08:38:36 GMT

> 1) How can I encourage or unfetter Tomcat so that it will allocate 
> itself more memory for my Java process (what is the restriction and 
> where is it handled).

You can increase the heap size of the VM running tomcat. This can be done by
adding the appropriated command line option to java.exe e.g. -mx96m in the
bin/tomcat script. Don't know if there is a better way.

This will of course not fix your problem if you have a true mem leak

Christian Mallwitz INTERSHOP Communications Germany
Senior Software Engineer    phone: +49 3641 894 334

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