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Status Delivered
Workspace WebSphere Liberty
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 2, 2016

Set Liberty Working Directory

Expose a setting to set the Working Directory for a Liberty JVM. Right now it gets set to ${WLP_OUTPUT_DIR}/${SERVER_NAME}. In my environment I would like to set it to ${WLP_OUTPUT_DIR}/${SERVER_NAME}/logs so that heap dumps and log4 logs are with the Liberty logs without have to do a bunch of extra work.

This is currently supported in full profile Websphere by settings Process definition -> "JVM Working Directory".

Idea priority High
RFE ID 98086
RFE Product WebSphere Application Server
  • Admin
    Alasdair Nottingham
    Jan 18, 2022

    This was delivered in You can set SERVER_WORKING_DIR to cause a customer working dir to be used.


settings WLP_OUTPUT_DIR also changes the jvm current working dir

default jvm cwd is set to the directory where the server profile is located. Setting the WLP_OUTPUT_DIR modifies the location which the server will use for its outputs, however it also changes the cwd of the jvm. As a result, loading ressources us...
about 2 years ago in WebSphere Liberty 1 Delivered