IMPORTANT: PaperCut’s default database settings are suitable for customers of all sizes. Tuning these settings is not typically required. If you are experience database connection issues, please contact support before experimenting with these settings.
This knowledge base article is targeted at experienced DBAs running PaperCut on external databases such as Oracle, Postgresql, Microsoft SQL Server or MySQL.
Database tuning parameters are configured via the database connection details in the server.properties file located at:
This file may be edited with a standard text editor. The following tuning parameters may be appending to this file:
database.pool.max-pool-size=<Dynamic based on system - typically 400>
min-pool-sizeshould be permitted to remain idle in the pool before being culled. Zero means no enforcement and excess connections will not be removed. However, setting to zero is NOT recommended, as connections will be wasted . 60 seconds is a reasonable configuration, but could be set as low as 10 seconds to free connections quickly. This MUST always be set to a value equal to or lower than
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