These are the basic steps for deploying configuration files, with related detail in
sections that follow.
- Determine which configuration files you
need for your installation.
- Place the files in your directories or jar
- For any file with a non-default name or
location, provide the file specification in the system properties file and/or in the
GemFire Configuration Files
You will generally use both of these files, but neither is required.
Contains the settings required by members of a distributed system. These
settings include licensing, system member discovery, communication
parameters, logging, and statistics. See gemfire.properties and gfsecurity.properties (GemFire Properties).
An optional separate file that contains security-related
(security-*) settings that are otherwise defined in
gemfire.properties. Placing these member properties
into a separate file allows you to restrict user access to those specific
settings. See gemfire.properties and gfsecurity.properties (GemFire Properties).
Declarative cache configuration file. This file contains XML declarations
for cache, region, and region entry configuration. You also use it to
configure disk stores, database login credentials, server and remote site
location information, and socket information. See cache.xml.