Before you begin
To edit configuration files, you must use the IBM
® Application Server wsadmin client. See Starting the wsadmin client
for information about how to start the wsadmin command-line tool.
About this task
You may want to set maximum sizes on files to control the size of these individual objects within the larger library size setting. See the topic Setting maximum sizes on libraries
for more information.
Parent topic: Administering Files
Configuring media galleries
Required post-customization step
Setting a maximum size on libraries
Starting the wsadmin client
Applying Files property changes
- Start the wsadmin client.
- Start the Files Jython script interpreter.
- Use the following command to access the Files configuration files:
If you are asked to select a server, you can select any server.
- Check out the Files configuration files using the following command:
- working_directory is the temporary working directory to which the configuration XML and XSD files are copied. The files are kept in this working directory while you make changes to them.
Note: AIX® and Linux® only: The directory must grant write permissions or the command will not run successfully.
- cell_name is the name of the WebSphere Application Server cell hosting the IBM Connections application. This argument is required. If you do not know the cell name, you can determine it by typing the following command in the wsadmin command processor:
- Optional: To view the current configuration settings use the following command:
- To set a maximum size for files (in kilobytes), use the following command:
- It is recommended that the file maximum size be less than 2GB. Files larger than that are likely to reach browser or server limitations.
- The file.page.maximumSizeInKb and file.attachment.maximumSizeInKb properties do not affect Files, since it has no attachments or pages.
- You must check the configuration files back in after making changes, and they must be checked in during the same wsadmin session in which they were checked out for the changes to take effect. See the topic Applying Files property changes for details.