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Set the primary location of the journal file.


[Journal]    CurrentDirectory=n

n is the full path to an existing directory. The maximum length is 256 characters. The default is <install-dir>\mgr\journal\.


CurrentDirectory is the name of a directory in which to store the journal files (the primary directory). When installed, the initial value of this field is “”. After InterSystems IRIS® data platform starts for the first time, the actual journal directory is filled in here, such as <install-dir>\mgr\journal.

Changing This Parameter

On the Journal Settings page of the Management Portal (System Administration > Configuration > System Configuration > Journal Settings), in the Primary journal directory row, select Browse. Select the name of an existing directory.

Instead of using the Management Portal, you can change CurrentDirectory in the Config.JournalOpens in a new window class (as described in the class reference) or by editing the CPF in a text editor (as described in the Editing the Active CPF section of the “Introduction to the Configuration Parameter File” chapter in this book).

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