Configure profile types for widget layout 

To configure widget layout, you can add a profile type containing the widget layout configuration to Profiles in the widgets-config.xml file.

Before you begin

To edit configuration files, use the wsadmin client. See Starting the wsadmin client for information about how to start the wsadmin command-line tool.


To add a new profile type for widget layout, perform the following steps.

  1. From the dmgr host:

      cd $DMGR_PROFILE/bin
      ./ -jython

      If prompted to specify a service to connect to, type 1 to pick the first node in the list. Most commands can run on any node. If the command writes or reads information to or from a file using a local file path, pick the node where the file is stored.

  • Check out the widget configuration file:

  • Save a copy of the widgets-config.xml file.

  • Open the file in a text editor.

  • Add a widget layout under the <widgets> element, as in the following example:

  • Save your changes and check the widgets-config.xml file back in using the following command:

  • To exit the wsadmin client, type exit at the prompt.

  • Stop and restart the Profiles server.

    Parent topic

    Add profile types

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    Apply property changes in Profiles

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