Sun Java System Communications Services 6 2005Q4 Delegated Administrator Guide

Preserve an Existing Configuration

This section concerns you only if you previously have installed and configured Delegated Administrator and have customized the Delegated Administrator configuration.

If you have a customized configuration and you rerun the Delegated Administrator configuration program, config-commda, the properties in the configuration files are reset to their default values. These files are listed below, in Delegated Administrator Properties Files.

For information about how you can customize Delegated Administrator, see Chapter 4, Customizing Delegated Administrator.

You should preserve your customized configuration before you upgrade Delegated Administrator or rerun the Delegated Administrator configuration program for any other reason.

Delegated Administrator Properties Files

Delegated Administrator installs the following properties files:

ProcedureTo Preserve an Existing Configuration

  1. Back up the properties files you have customized.

    For a list of the properties files and their default locations, see Delegated Administrator Properties Files.

  2. Run the config-commda program, as described in the following sections.

    The remaining steps use the file as an example. Repeat these steps for each file you have customized.

  3. Edit the new file created by the config-commda program, as follows:

    1. Open the new file.

    2. Open your back-up copy of the file.

    3. Locate the properties that were customized in the back-up copy. Apply the customized values to the corresponding properties in the new file.

      Do not simply overwrite the new file with the entire back-up copy. The new file may contain new properties created to support this release of Delegated Administrator.