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Setting Memory Quota

Memory quota is set with the POST /pools/default HTTP method and URI.

HTTP method and URI

The memory quota configures how much RAM to be allocated to Couchbase Server per service, for every node in the cluster.

POST /pools/default
Memory quota Description

Method

POST /pools/default

Request Data

Payload with memory quota setting

Response Data

Empty

Authentication Required

yes

Syntax

Raw HTTP request syntax:

POST /pools/default HTTP/1.1
Host: 10.143.192.102:8091
Authorization: Basic QWRtaW5pc3RyYXRvcjpwYXNzd29yZA==
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Content-Length: 100
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded

Curl request syntax:

curl -X POST -u [admin]:[password]
  -d memoryQuota=[quotaNumber]
  -d indexMemoryQuota=[quotaNumber]
  -d ftsMemoryQuota=[quotaNumber]
  -d cbasMemoryQuota=[quotaNumber]
  -d eventingMemoryQuota=[quotaNumber]
      http://localhost:port/pools/default

Example

Curl request example:

curl -v -X POST -u Administrator:password \
http://10.143.192.102:8091/pools/default \
-d "memoryQuota=256" \
-d "indexMemoryQuota=256" \
-d "ftsMemoryQuota=256" \
-d "cbasMemoryQuota=1048" \
-d "eventingMemoryQuota=512"

Response codes

Response codes Description

200

OK

400

Bad Request JSON: The RAM Quota value is too small.

401

Unauthorized

The following is an example HTTP response code:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json
Content-Length: 0