The most important server configuration
settings are stored in the
directory. There are
also a few core settings inside of the Pentaho WAR
archive deployed to your application server, though they should not change at all after your
initial server setup is complete.
CautionDo not change the names of any content
files, data sources, solution directories, or other file names during the promotion process.
Names should be set during solution development and strictly maintained throughout content
promotion. Modifying file names can result in complications with BA content that cannot be
immediately detected, which will negatively impact your QA process.
To be absolutely
certain that you have all of the server configuration files selected, you should compare the
following directories in their entirety:
- /WEB-INF/ inside your deployed pentaho.war
- /META-INF/ inside your deployed pentaho.war
- For JBoss deployments, the PentahoHibernate-ds.xml and
quartz-ds.xml files in the
NoteThere are binaries inside of the plugin directories for Analyzer, Dashboard Designer, Interactive Reports, and Community Dashboard Framework. While it may be useful to note any binary differences, which would
indicate possible version differences among Pentaho Server or plugin deployments, in general you should be most
concerned with XML configuration files and properties files. However, if you have done any
plugin customization work, you will need to promote those changes as well.