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More Information: Build Properties



The build.properties file is located in the root directory of the XDAT installation. It has several key variables which must be customized before the installation process can continue.
  • maven.appserver.home : This defines the directory where your installation of Tomcat is located.
  • xdat.project.name : This defines the name of your project. It will become the name of your webapp as well.
  • xdat.project.template : The xdat.project.template variable decides the template your new project will use. If the 'xnat' template is specified, then additional screens and classes will be provided for use in your webapp, and the xnat.xsd will be included by default.
  • xdat.project.db.name : This defines the name of your database.
  • xdat.project.db.driver : This defines the name of the database driver. Currently, org.postgresql.Driver is the only option.
  • xdat.project.db.connection.string : This is the connection string which will be used to connect to your database.
  • xdat.project.db.user : This is the username to be used when connecting to your database.
  • xdat.project.db.password : This is the password to be used when connecting to your database.
  • xdat.archive.location : Root directory which contains the image data of all the MRI sessions (required if you wish to use the online image viewer)
  • xdat.prearchive.location : Directory into which the imaging session data will be stored until its archived
  • xdat.cache.location : Directory into which the imaging session data will be cached. Also used by the online image viewer to create images.
  • xdat.admin_email : Email address which should be used for error messages and return addresses of system emails.
  • xdat.url : Url that users should use to access your site (included in emails)




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