3.9 Understanding Portal Properties Files

As with many systems, properties files are used to configure various default settings for the Dashboard. These are not limited to, but include:

Liferay portal settings are defined in the portal.properties file. Other settings necessary to integrate Operations Center and Operations Center portlets are defined in the portal-ext.properties file. Do not modify this file, as you might overwrite any update process that is already running. Instead, always make custom configurations in the portal-ext.custom.properties file.

Settings in portal-ext.custom.properties always take precedence over settings in portal-ext.properties, which in turn always take precedence over settings in portal.properties.

For information about customizations you can make to the Dashboard through portal-ext.custom.properties, see http://www.liferay.com/community/wiki/-/wiki/MainPortal+Properties+6.2.