How To Increase MaxOpenFiles Parameter For File Cache In Oracle iPlanet Web Proxy Server (Doc ID 2208400.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 16, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle iPlanet Web Proxy Server - Version 4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

For File Cache tuning in iPlanet Web Proxy Server trying to increase the maximum number of cache entries (from 1024 to 4096), in order to increase the Hit Ratio. The Hit Ratio is still low - around 20%, and it seems this is because the most popular contents are big files, ie: they use open file descriptors that are fully used (1024 on 1024). So trying to increase the maximum number of MaxOpenFiles parameter value but it causes Web Proxy server startup error

Steps followed to increase maximum number of MaxOpenFiles :
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1] Added the 'maxopenfiles' parameter for FILECACHE section to the server.xml:

Changes

 

Cause

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