The maximum number of database connections to keep in the pool. This must be set lower than the total number of connections allowed to the backend database.

For information about the effect of this and other server properties on Hyperic performance, see Scaling and Tuning Hyperic Performance.


In Hyperic HQ, the default value is 100.

In vFabric Hyperic the default value of the property depends on the installation sizing profile for the server. A sizing profile is selected during the installation process, and may be updated by running the Hyperic Server installer with the -updateScale option.

  • small — 100

  • medium — 200

  • large — 400

For information about installation profiles and how to select one, see About Sizing Profiles in vFabric Hyperic.