Introduction: Cell-wide settings



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Cell-wide settings is a term that describes values that apply across the entire WAS configuration.

The configuration data files for WAS are XML files. The XML files exist in one of several directories in the configuration repository tree.

The directory in which a configuration file exists determines its scope, or how broadly or narrowly that data applies. Files in an individual server directory apply to that specific server only. Files in a node-level directory apply to every server on that node. Files in a cluster directory apply to the cluster members only. Files in the cell directory apply to every server on every node within the entire cell.

Cell-wide configuration files are replicated to every node in the cell. Several different settings apply to the entire cell. These settings include the definition of...

We can also set all of these values for a stand-alone appserver profile as well.

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