The PingDirectory Server’s installation process automatically determines the optimal Java Virtual Machine (JVM) settings based on calculations of the machine running setup. While the majority of the default configuration and JVM settings are suitable for most deployments, it is not uncommon in high performance environments to make slight adjustments to the Directory Server’s JVM settings as well as performance and resource-related configuration changes with the dsconfig tool.

This chapter provides guidance for tuning the Directory Server and its tools for both optimum performance with regard to throughput and disk space usage. This chapter presents the following topics: