Changing node settings by modifying the prconfig.xml file
Although it is a best practice to change system configuration settings by modifying the dynamic system settings, you can also change individual node settings in on-premises environments by modifying system settings in the prconfig.xml file.
prconfig.xmlfile can affect the operation and performance characteristics of your Pega Platform system. Make changes only after careful planning and after reviewing documentation or consulting with Pegasystems Pega Support.
Dynamic system settings can override
prconfig.xml settings when your
Pega Platform database is configured to retrieve its data using JNDI,
prconfig.xml file for a given node has the following setting:
<env name="initialization/settingsource" value="merged" />. See the
appropriate deployment guide for your system for information on configuring JNDI in the
Edit the prconfig file on the application server.
Stop Pega Platform.
Undeploy Pega Platform.
Extract the current
prconfig.xmlfile from the WAR file or EAR file.
Edit the file as required.Entries are in the format
<env name="ParameterName" value="ParameterValue" />, where ParameterName and ParameterValue are set to the appropriate values.
<env name="agent/enable" value="true" />
Repackage the WAR file or EAR file.
Redeploy Pega Platform with the application server facilities.
Restart the application server to implement the changes to the prconfig.xml file.