Registry Setting for Extending Firebird Usability

Make the following changes on the M-Files server computer to extend Firebird usability in 64-bit installations:

  1. Add the following registry entry:
    Key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Motive\M-Files\<version>\Server\MFServer\Vaults\<vault GUID>
    Value name DBPageSize
    Value type REG_DWORD
    Description Changes the usable memory of the Firebird vault.
    Value 00004000 Sets the page file size at 16,384 bytes, which is the Firebird maximum. This increases the database memory allocation and use to two gigabytes.
  2. Use Windows Task Manager to restart the MFServer service:
    1. Right-click the taskbar and select Task Manager.
      Result:The Task Manager window is opened.
    2. Open the Services tab.
    3. Right-click the MFServer service and select Restart.
  3. Run the Optimize Database (Thorough) operation for the vault (see Vault Maintenance for more information).