Passing the crowd.properties File as an Environment Variable
You can pass the location of a client application's
crowd.properties file to the client application as an environment variable when starting the client application. This means that you can choose a suitable location for the
crowd.properties file, instead of putting it in the client application's
This applies to the Crowd Administration Console's
crowd.properties file too. You may find this particularly useful when integrating with a WAR deployment of an integrated application.