Versions Compared

Key

  • This line was added.
  • This line was removed.
  • Formatting was changed.

Applies to:

Note
All Versions of Cryptshare


Purpose:

If your Cryptshare Server is highly frequented it is sometimes necessary to improve the performance of the server.


Solution:

Panel


Expand
title1. Update Cryptshare Server


Tip

Since the performance improves with every new Cryptshare version, it is advisable to update to the latest version of Cryptshare



Expand
title2. Check system hardware

If your system is always under high load you need to increase the system hardware (CPU cores & RAM) of your Cryptshare Server.

Info

Check your system performance with the following commands:

Windows: open task manager and switch tab to performance

Linux: enter command htop

If you are running you Cryptshare Server on a virtual appliance it is also advisable to set up hardware version to the latest version!


Expand
title3. Assing more memory to Cryptshare application

The Cryptshare Application uses 25% of your system memory for default.

To set-up more memory (at least 50%) for Cryptshare Application follow these steps:

  1. open launcher.ini (/opt/cryptsahre-3/launcher.ini) with text editor
  2. Add the Xms flag to the launcher.ini file: -Xms<size>
    vm.arg.<number>=-Xms<size>
  3. Add the Xmx flag to the launcher.ini file: -Xmx<size>
    vm.arg.<number>=-Xmx<size>
  4. restart the Cryptshare Service/Daemon rccryptshare restart


Info
titleExample

If your system has 8GB memory and you want use 50% (4GB) for Cryptshare Application enter the following values:

Code Block
languageerl
themeEmacs
titlelauchner.ini
vm.arg.1=-Xms4G
vm.arg.2=-Xmx4G




Expand
title4. Change Guest OS settings

For Cryptshare Server running on vSphere the Guest OS settings should be set to the newest version provided by your vSphere


Expand
title5. Adjust the Web Server Configuration

The configuration file "resources/WEB-INF/ui-config.xml" in the Cryptshare Server installation directory can be used to adjust how the web server behaves, the following section includes comments to highlight the options that can be adjusted to improve performance under high load. You can find the full documentation for the configuration file in the Jetty Wiki.
ui-config.xml 

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE Configure PUBLIC "-//Jetty//Configure//EN" "resources/WEB-INF/configure.dtd">
<Configure id="Cryptshare" class="org.eclipse.jetty.server.Server">
    <Arg name="threadpool">
        <New class="org.eclipse.jetty.util.thread.QueuedThreadPool">
            <Arg name="minThreads" type="int">5</Arg>
            <Arg name="maxThreads" type="int">25</Arg> <!-- OPTION: If a lower value is set, the maximum amount of requests the web server will process is reduced. This will cause the server to handle fewer request but be more responsive. -->
            <Arg name="idleTimeout" type="int">1000</Arg>
            <Arg name="queue">
                <New class="java.util.concurrent.ArrayBlockingQueue">
                    <Arg type="int">200</Arg> <!-- OPTION: If a lower value is set, the server will accept less requests while all threads are used. This will cause the server to handle fewer request but be more responsive. -->
                </New>
            </Arg>
        </New>
    </Arg>
   <!-- [...] -->
   <Call name="addConnector">
      <Arg>
         <New class="org.eclipse.jetty.server.ServerConnector">
            <!-- [...] -->
            <Set name="idleTimeout">
               <Property name="http.timeout" default="15000"/> <!-- OPTION: If a lower value is set, the server will terminate unresponsive connections faster. This will cause the server to drop inactive requests faster and reduce the total server load. -->
            </Set>
            <!-- [...] -->
         </New>
      </Arg>
   </Call>
   <Call id="sslConnector" name="addConnector">
      <Arg>
         <New class="org.eclipse.jetty.server.ServerConnector">
            <!-- [...] -->
            <Set name="idleTimeout">
               <Property name="http.timeout" default="15000"/> <!-- OPTION: If a lower value is set, the server will terminate unresponsive connections faster. This will cause the server to drop inactive requests faster and reduce the total server load. -->
            </Set>
            <!-- [...] -->
         </New>
      </Arg>
   </Call>
</Configure>

Additionally, other settings of the Cryptshare Server can be adjusted to improve responsiveness as described here: Advanced Cryptshare Configuration