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Cassandra data file location is not configurable



For Tomcat installations, the data file location for Cassandra is hard coded to be a directory under the Catalina home directory. Ideally the location should be configurable.

Error Messages

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Steps to Reproduce

The steps to reproduce this issue is not known.

Root Cause

A defect in Pegasystems rules or code.


Apply HFix-34430, and configure as below:

To specify a directory that should contain the Cassandra data, add the following property line to prconfig.xml and restart the system.

<env name="dnode/cassandra_data_directory" value="/volumes/cassandra_data"/>

The example above specifies that the Cassandra data should be stored in a location, /volumes/cassandra_data.

Published July 14, 2017 - Updated October 8, 2020

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