The post-installation configuration steps are optional, depending on your needs and environment. If you set up JIRA for evaluation purposes, you probably do not need to perform any of the following steps, but it is always a good practice to be familiar with these as a reference.
You will need to restart JIRA after making the following changes.
Increasing JIRA's memory
The default memory setting for JIRA is usually sufficient for a small-to medium-sized deployment. As JIRA's adoption rate increases, you will find that the amount of memory allocated by default is no longer enough. If JIRA is running as a Windows service we described in this chapter, you can increase the memory as follows:
- Find the JIRA Windows service ...