Instant Messaging Multiplexor Configuration Best
Consider the following suggestions and generalizations when planning your multiplexor deployment. The
parameters discussed in this section are located in the iim.conf file.
The number of iim_mux.maxthreads should not exceed the number of CPUs on your server.
helps maximize resource utilization and optimizes processing speed.
The iim_mux.maxsessions value should be high enough to avoid rejecting connections, but
it should be reasonable enough so that the multiplexor processes to not get
Be sure that your expected number of concurrent client connections
is less than the maximum possible by a safe margin.
Do not configure threads or number of concurrent sessions
to more than you require. Otherwise, you will unnecessarily consume system
A good starting point is to configure iim_mux.numinstances to the number of CPUs on the system.
See the Sun Java System Instant Messaging 7.2 Administration Guide for more detailed
information about these parameters.