The Visio Graphics Service has a Maximum Web Drawing Size setting that will adversely impact performance (SharePoint Server 2010)
Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise
Topic Last Modified: 2012-07-31
Rule Name: The Visio Graphics Service has a Maximum Web Drawing Size setting that will adversely impact performance
Summary: The Visio Graphics Service has a maximum Web drawing size setting that will adversely affect performance. If the Maximum Web Drawing Size setting is larger than 5 MB, it might result in increased bandwidth usage, decreasing the expected performance of the Visio Graphics Service.
A Web drawing size increases performance by downloading smaller images which, minimizes bandwidth usage.
Cause: The Maximum Web Drawing Size setting was set greater than 5 MB.Resolution: Decrease the value of the Maximum Web Drawing Size setting
Verify that the user account that is performing this procedure is an administrator of the Visio Graphics Service service application.
In Central Administration, on the Home page, in the Application Management section, click Manage service applications.
On the Service Applications page, click the Visio Graphics service application.
On the Manage the Visio Graphics Service page, click Global Settings.
Ensure that the settings have the values that are listed in the following table. If they do not, type the value in the corresponding text box.
Maximum Web Drawing Size
<= 5 (Megabytes)
Minimum Cache Age
>= 5 (Minutes)
Maximum Cache Age
<= 60 (Minutes)
Maximum Recalc Duration
<= 60 (Seconds)