Confluence Unable to Start with 'Could not reserve enough space for object heap' Error

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Confluence refuses to start with the following error message:

Error occurred during initialization of VM
Could not reserve enough space for object heap
Could not create the Java virtual machine.


The Xmx (heap space memory) is set beyond what a 32-bit JVM can handle.


Set the heap space memory lower. See How to fix out of memory errors by increasing available memory.
(info) If you need to use a bigger heap space, you should migrate to a 64bit OS with 64 bit JVM.
(info) For Windows 64bit, you should substitute the tomcat6.exe and tomcat6w.exe binaries. Please refer to Problems installing Confluence as a service on Windows 64bit.

Last modified on Mar 30, 2016

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