CA Gen Web Service Deployment to WebSphere SRVE0232E java heap space
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Attempt to deploy a large CA Gen .ear file containing many web services to Websphere and either receive error 'SRVE0232E Java Heap Space exception', or it takes a very long time to deploy successfully.
Release: Component: CGEWSA
This points to inadequate heap space allocation on Websphere. Execute the following steps to increase the heap space:
On the WebSphere Application Server host, log on to the administrative console: (For example: http://localhost:9060/ibm/console)
- Expand Servers > Server Types and select WebSphere application servers. - Click the name of your server. For example: server1. - Under the Server Infrastructure group, click to expand Java and Process Management. - Click Process Definition. - Under the Additional Properties group, click Java Virtual Machine and set: Initial Heap Size: 1024 Maximum Heap Size: 2048 Click OK. - In the messages box, click Save. Click OK. - In the messages box, click Save. - Restart the WebSphere Application Server.
Note: The above assumes it is 64-bit Java. If using 32-bit Java which has effective max heap of around 1400-1500 MB. The Maximum Heap Size noted above could be set to 1500.