5.2. Unix-like systems (FreeBSD, Linux and Solaris)

The configuration file is located in:


on all Unix-like platforms, except FreeBSD where it is located in:


and Mandrake where it is located in:


This file contains the configuration for the server. If you change this file you must restart the server for the changes to take effect.

You can however make the server reopen its log file by sending a hangup signal (SIGHUP) to the sysorbd process. This is used in the logrotate script that accompanies the server on Linux.

The options of primary interest are likely to be the location of the database files, and the logging options. See the reference for details.