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To free up memory for the server, you can decrease the duration of server sessions.


The property description below is based on Apache Tomcat 7 documentation at published on non-SAP site.

Caution Changing any Tomcat properties that are not described in the SAP Mobile Platform Server documentation may have unintended effects on your server.


  1. Open <SMP_HOME>\Server\config_master\org.eclipse.gemini.web.tomcat\web.xml.
    Note In a clustered server environment, you must update the file on each server node.
  2. Set the session-timeout property to the number of minutes an inactive HTTP session exists before it times out.

    The default value is 20 minutes.

  3. Save your changes.
  4. Restart the server for the changes to take effect.