Change the location of the favicon cache 

Change the default directory for the favicon cache from the IBM websphere Application Server (WAS) administrator console.

Before you begin

By default, the favicon cache is stored in the IBM Connections data directory under Bookmarks. The variable is stored in the WAS variables. You can change the location of the favicon cache by updating the WAS variable. To change the locations...

About this task

Follow these steps to change the default directory of the favicon cache or the full-text index.


  1. Launch the WAS admin console.

  2. Select Environment -> WebSphere variables.

  3. Select DOGEAR_FAVICON_DIR from the list of WebSphere variables.

  4. Enter a new location for the variable in the Value field and click Apply.

  5. Click OK.

  6. Restart the Bookmarks server for your changes to take effect.

Parent topic

Configure favicons and changing the default favicon