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The SCM-Manager base directory aka. home directory, contains all data which is created by SCM-Manager such as repositories and configurations. The location of the base directory depends on your operating system and type of installation.
|Type of Installation||Base directory|
|Mac OS X||~/Library/Application Support/SCM-Manager|
Change base directory location
The location of the base directory can be changed by using one of the following ways. The preferences are the following: Properties file over system property over environment variable.
By setting the environment variable SCM_HOME e.g.:
export SCM_HOME=/home/scm /opt/scm-server/bin/scm-server
For rpm and deb installations the variable can be changed via the file
The path can be changed by setting the system property scm.home e.g.:
If SCM-Manager finds a file called
scm.properties on the class path it reads the property