Tuning Groove Server Relay


Applies to: Groove Server 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2010-02-23

This procedure describes how to change tuning settings for Groove Server Relay.

This procedure requires that Groove Server Relay is installed as described in Install and configure Groove Server 2010 Relay.

To change tuning settings for Groove Server Relay

  1. Open the Control Panel from the Start menu and then double-click the Groove Relay Control Panel item. The Server page appears.

  2. Click the Tuning tab, set field values as described in the table that follows this procedure, and then click Apply.


    If you make any changes to the Groove Relay Control Panel settings while the Relay server is running, you must restart the Groove Relay service for the changes to take effect.

    Tuning settings Settings

    Data Directory and Reset to Default

    Select Data Directory to change the Relay server Data directory.

    Select Reset to Default to restore the Relay server Data directory to the default installation directory.


    To ensure optimal Relay server performance, locate the Data directory on a separate physical disk from the operating system.

    For more information about changing the Relay server Data directory, see Managing Groove Server Relay databases.

    Default: Relay server installation directory

    Enable Delayed Log Writes

    Select Enable Delayed Log Writes to accelerate Relay server processing by allowing database updates to complete without requiring that changes be immediately written to disk.


    Delaying log writes is not recommended because it risks data loss if the Relay server fails. Consult your Microsoft Support representative for more information.
    Default: cleared

    Maximum SSTP Message Size

    Edit the Maximum SSTP Message Size field to specify the maximum message size that the Relay server will accept from SharePoint Workspace.


    Changing the maximum SSTP message size from the default value is not recommended. Consult your Microsoft Support representative for more information.

    Default: 250

    Signup for Microsoft Customer Experience Improvement Program

    If you want to participate in the Microsoft Customer Experience Improvement Program, select the Yes, I am willing option. Optionally, select associated fields.

    Default: cleared