A profile repository component has a property named definitionFiles that points to the profile repository definition file. By default, the /atg/userprofiling/ProfileAdapterRepository component has the following value for this property:


You can configure your profile repository to use a different user profile repository definition by changing the value of this property. For instance, if you define your user profile repository definition with a repository definition file named /myModule/userprofiling/userTemplate.xml, you would set the definitionFiles property as follows:


The definitionFiles property indicates a location in your configuration path.

Be aware that if you don’t use the default definition file , some components and services that depend on the item descriptors and properties in this file will not work.