The “Webtrends – Tomcat” service won’t start after its memory settings are changed


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After changing the amount of memory used by Tomcat, the “Webtrends – Tomcat” service will no longer start.


If the “Webtrends – Tomcat” service doesn’t start, try changing the Tomcat memory back to the default of 512 megabytes. To do this, follow these steps:

1. Navigate to the following folder:


2. Open wttomcatservices.ini with a text editor.

3. Find the JVM Option Number lines and change them to the values below:

JVM Option Number 2=-Xms512m
JVM Option Number 3=-Xmx512m

4. Save the file.

5. Restart the “Webtrends – Tomcat” and “Webtrends – Apache” services via the Windows Services panel.