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Confluence ignores startup parameters in and Edited

Hey everyone! 

Why Confluence ignores startup parameters in and 

CATALINA_OPTS="-Xms=2048m -Xmx4096m -XX:MaxPermSize=256m -XX:+UseG1GC ${CATALINA_OPTS}" 

CATALINA_OPTS="-Xms=2048m -Xmx4096m -XX:MaxPermSize=256m -XX:+UseG1GC ${CATALINA_OPTS}"  

But tells me that the maximum heap space is 1291mb. 

Am I missing something?

1 answer


In the this entry does not only belong in the!

How do you start your confluence. With systemctl as a service or manually via

Is the entry $ {CATALINA_OPTS} set at the end of each line in every line of when defining the catalina opts?


That's my setenv and 

I start confluence from ./


It looks to me like someone has destroyed your script by copying parts or all of into it.

There should be no Catalina_opts in the

Like Nikita likes this

@Nic Brough _Adaptavist_ 

I know who could have done it XD 

do you know to restore to default?  

and what is the difference between start confluence with systemctl as a service and ./

The start file for confluence is this also reads in

As a service, confluence is started by the system when the system is started and stopped properly when it is shut down


Description=Atlassian Confluence mit Postgresql (Wiki)



 The environment options are commented out. For possible use of an additional Java engine

@repi  so if i shutdown confluence correctly and start it as a as a service confluence will begin to see the memory?

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