Sun Java System Message Queue 3.7 UR1 Administration Guide

Creating an Access Control Properties File

The ACL file is instance specific. Each time you start a broker instance, a default file named is created in the instance directory. The path to the file has the following format (see Appendix A, Platform-Specific Locations of Message QueueTM Data):


The ACL file is formatted like a Java properties file. It starts by defining the version of the file and then specifies access control rules in three sections:

The version property defines the version of the ACL properties file; you may not change this entry.


The three sections of the ACL file that specify access control are described below, following a description of the basic syntax of access rules and an explanation of how permissions are calculated.