While most of an application’s configuration information is stored in various application database records, there are some startup options that need to be determined before the actual database can be accessed (i.e. before the OpenEngine virtual machine is loaded).
The Presentation Server can be configured with a wide range of options at startup, via means of an RXI configuration file, and/or a set of command line switches. Both methods support nearly all of the same options, but any option specified by a command line switch always overrides the same option specified in the configuration file.
Presentation Server configuration (RXI) files
There are nearly twenty options that can be applied when starting the Presentation Server and adding these as switches to a command line shortcut can be a tedious and error-prone exercise. In order to remedy this, it is possible to create an RXI (Revelation Xml Ini) file to store these options instead, where they are read and parsed by the PS during its boot-up sequence. Read On…