Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Tomcat (activity page) throws an error – is exceeding the 65535 bytes limit

Solution on stack overflow


Not able to add attributes (Add Attribute in MetaData Editor does not work)

possibly hitting max post size limit – default is 2MB. Increase it in server.xml (tomcat conf file)

<Connector port=”8080″ protocol=”HTTP/1.1″ connectionTimeout=”20000″ redirectPort=”8443″ maxPostSize = “4194304” />  (4 Mb or higher)


Increasing JVM memory in Tomcat

Include the following in Tomcat bin directory (min 512 MB and max 2048 MB in the example below)

CATALINA_OPTS=”-Xms512m -Xmx2048m”