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Java (Java Agent, Installation, JVM, and Controller Installation)

Java agent Configuration Options and Precedence

Adrian.Blakey
Creator

Java agent Configuration Options and Precedence

Is the precedence of configuration options "correct"? 

 

From this: https://docs.appdynamics.com/display/PRO45/Administer+the+Java+Agent

I understand and have verified that system properties are overridden by environment variables. This is exactly the opposite of what I would expect and would like and is different from every other convention I have encountered.

 

It also makes it hard to do things like setting up a default configuration baked into a docker image and be able to override those settings in a "run.sh" script on the java command line.

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Java agent Configuration Options and Precedence
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Ryan.Paredez
Community Manager

Hi Adrian,

 

I spoke with some staff and they have confirmed with me, "Environment variables have precedence over the system properties."

 

With that in mind, customers may log in to view, vote, and comment on Ideas here:

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Thanks,
Ryan, AppDynamics Community Manager



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