The text file contains the definition of properties, or configuration parameters that are valid for the entire system.

The file is not automatically created. If you want to set Derby properties with this file, you need to create the file yourself. The file should be in the format created by the method. For more information about properties and the file, see Working with Derby properties and the Java DB Reference Manual.

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