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Jama Connect User Guide

Configure custom memory settings for Elasticsearch (KOTS)

To prepare for installing Jama Connect, you must first update the system that hosts the application. The update consists of configuring memory settings for Elasticsearch.


  • The memory settings must be configured on each server in the KOTS cluster for Elasticsearch to run on these servers. If you use the remote Elasticsearch setting, the memory settings can be applied only to servers that are dedicated to Elasticsearch.

  • You must have admin permissions to configure the memory settings for Elasticsearch.

To configure memory settings:

  1. As an admin, open the /etc/sysctl.conf file, add the following line to the file, then save the file.

  2. Reload the sysctl.conf file:

    sudo sysctl -p
  3. To confirm, type this command:

    sudo sysctl -a | grep max_map_count

    The system responds with: