You can configure multiple instance Tomcat daemons by editing the tomcat_web_template.xml file located at:
For multiple-instance Web Help Desk installations, use the following guidelines:
When you configure your daemon settings, use the following options:
To configure a multiple instance installation, set the memory, the Tomcat deployment descriptor, and the WebObjects daemon mode.
You can configure only one Web Help Desk instance to run as the daemon—either in dedicated or background mode. SolarWinds recommends running the instance in background mode so that it can be restarted when required on a more frequent basis than the front-end instances without interfering with the front-end application.
Allocate at least 256MB of RAM to your daemon processes. If the Web Help Desk DaemonMode parameter is set to background, allocate an additional 256MB RAM beyond the amount allocated to other instances. This RAM configuration will support the daemon services memory resources in addition to supporting the application user interface.
See the following sections to set the daemons required for multiple Tomcat instances: