How to Increase the Java Memory Available for an Openfire Server on Centos

  1. Stop the openfire service

    > service openfire stop

  2. Add the line below to this file: /etc/sysconfig/openfire

    > viĀ /etc/sysconfig/openfire

    OPENFIRE_OPTS=”-Xms256m -Xmx512m”

  3. Start the openfire service

    > service openfire start

  4. Success!

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