Core configuration

Kx Control contains several configuration parameters that cover some core functionality.

parameter description
DASHconfigBundle Configuration to disable/enable the display of certain menus, buttons and indicators in the flex dashboards
DASHdashlist List of flex dashboards that will be displayed in order on the App Launcher screen when a user logs in to the flex dashboards
DASHDatabaseDrivers Dashboard Database drivers
DASHproperties Configuration to set properties for dashboards. Including, for example, maximum rows for queries and exports
DASHsessionTimeout Configuration to set duration of timeouts for all UI sessions. Can configure soft (if no activity) and hard (duration limit for a single session) timeouts
CONTROL_HEARTBEATS Configuration governing heartbeats between Control and remote processes, including timeout duration and whether to disconnect the remote process in the event of a timeout
CONTROL_SSO Governs behavior on first login of a Single Sign On user, whether to create a local copy of the user for permissioning and which groups the user should be added to. Further details here
DC_ARCHIVE_FILES To configure files DC will housekeep. The number of days after which a file should be archived and the analytic used to archive files. Details here
DC_DAEMON_LAUNCH_TEMPLATES A list of Process Templates that should be treated as externally launched applications in the same way DS_LAUNCH is processed
DC_EXCLUDE_UNPACKAGED_ENTITIES List of entities to exclude from the unpackaged entities list in the Kx Control navigation tree and Eclipse UI package exporter
DC_EXPORT_FILES Directories and files to include in a package, along with the entities in the package, when it is exported
DC_EXPORT Allows configuration of a default package to add new entities to and if this package should be automatically exported by the dc_housekeeping_auto_export.1 housekeeping task
DC_MEMORY Configures if Control uses immediate or deferred garbage collection mode. The default is deferred
DC_PASSWORD_RESET Used to configure the email templates used for the forgot password service
DC_SYSTEM_CONFIGURATION Allows additional name/value pair information to be passed to dashboard users on login (for example, parameter "showLastLoginAttempts")
DS_EMAIL_SERVER Configures email host, port and from address used by the ds_rte_email process
DS_JEMAIL_SERVER Java Email server configuration. The Java Email server is fully configurable through the JavaMail spec. This parameter and overrides are used by the ds_jemail process. Further details can be found here
DS_JEMAIL_SETUP Configures the setup for the java email process, including which connection group contains the java email processes and if the alerts framework uses the java email process
DS_JEMAIL_SNMP Defines the SNMP engine to which SNMP trap notifications will be sent. Further details can be found here
DS_LAUNCH_COMMANDLINE_PARAMS Overrides of this parameter are used to configure command line parameters for DS_LAUNCH process instances, for example the app server and jemail processes. Details of the override used for the ds_jemail process can be found here
DS_PAGING Defines how paging requests are handled by processes, including the maximum number of requests held in the cache and the time between accesses of a request before it is cancelled
DS_QR_EXCLUDE List of templates/process instances which will not register with the query router on start-up
DS_QR_ROUTINGS Configures how routed requests are handled by the query router. Further details here
DS_QR_TIMINGS Configures if the QR framework records timestamps for each request at different points in the request lifecycle and logs them in a file. Details found here
GeoTags Internal Flex mapping configuration parameter used to store geotags provided by the end user
housekeeping Configures tables to delete old data from and how many days before data is considered old. This is performed by the dc_housekeeping_tdir_historise.1 task
INSTANCE_CONFIG Allows configuration of several process variables and call-backs governing a range of functionality for process instances. Further details here