Output Generator directory structure

When you extract the Output Generator files, the following directory structure is created:

Figure 1. Output Generator directory Output Generator directory
Directory Description Requires restart?1
bin Contains the programs for installing, starting, and uninstalling the Output Generator. Yes
conf Contains the Output Generator configuration. Yes
conf\client Contains the client configuration Yes
data Contains the transformation scenarios as well as the DITA Open Toolkit. No
data\resources\ client Contains the client resource files. No
libs Contains binary files required by the Output Generator. Yes
libs\client Contains client binary files. Yes
logs Contains the Output Generator log files. No
temp Contains the temporary files created during the output generation process. No
pid Contains the .pid file (Linux only). No

1. Indicates whether the Output Generator needs to be restarted if changes are made to this directory.

The Output Generator directory structure is organized so that your configuration changes are not lost between upgrades.

Files that you need to modify are provided in one of the following formats:
  • *.empty files (for example, corba.properties.empty): Many configuration files are provided in the initial installation with the .empty suffix. Use these files as a template and remove the .empty suffix when saving them (keeping the original .empty file unmodified for backup).

    The *.empty files are required by the Output Generator. You must configure them otherwise the Output Generator will not work.

  • *-client.xml.orig files (for example, data/conductor-client.xml.orig): Some of the Ant conductor files are provided in the initial installation with the -client.xml.orig suffix. Use these files as a template and rename the -client suffix to your company name (for example, conductor-acme.xml).

    The *.orig files are optional.

  • *.orig files in the conf/client directory (for example, conf/client/outputtypes.xml.orig): The configuration files in the conf/client directory are provided with the .orig suffix. Use these files as a template and remove the .orig suffix when saving them (keeping the original .orig file unmodified for backup).

    The *.orig files are optional.