Sun Java System Access Manager 7.1 Performance Tuning and Troubleshooting Guide

Chapter 1 Introduction to Access Manager Tuning

This guide provides performance tuning information for Sun JavaTM System Access Manager, including how to run the Access Manager tuning scripts. You can run these scripts to tune Access Manager and its related components.

Before You Begin

Before you use this guide, Access Manager and other Sun Java Enterprise System component products such as Directory Server, Web Server, and Application Server must be installed. For information about installing these products, see the one of the following books:

Caution – Caution –

Tuning Access Manager and its related components is an iterative process that can vary for different deployments. The Access Manager tuning scripts try to apply the optimal tuning parameter settings. However, each deployment is unique and might require further customization to suit specific requirements.

You can run the Access Manager tuning scripts in two modes:

Therefore, it is recommended that you first run a script in REVIEW mode and check the recommended changes in the debug log file. Run a script in CHANGE mode only after you have reviewed the recommended tuning changes that will be applied to your deployment.

Tuning Access Manager and Other Components

This guide includes the following information: