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FAQ: XML/Unified Configuration Questions (Doc ID 1616364.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 10, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 7.0.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This article answers some general "how to get started" type questions about the Unified (XML) Configuration feature, which was new in Messaging Server (aka 7u5).

Documentation References


Questions and Answers

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In this Document
 Documentation References
Questions and Answers
 How to start a new configuration using Unified Configuration
 How to switch an existing configuration from legacy to XML
 How to switch back from XML to legacy config
 On a new install of Messaging Server 7.0.5, should we use the new Unified (XML) Configuration feature? Or stay with the Legacy configuration.
 How to add a channel and a rewrite rule using msconfig?
 Is it possible to edit channel definitions, rewrite rules, and mapping tables in a way similar to legacy config?
 How does it decide what editor to invoke?
 How can I set very long option values?
 Should I use msconfig commands directly from the shell prompt? Or get into msconfig and issue several commands from the msconfig> prompt?
 How to see or modify the "defaults" MTA channel settings
 When should I compile the configuration?
 Why use compiled configuration?
 What do I need to restart or refresh for changes to take effect?
 How to set job_controller debug level?
 How to set job_contoller channel config
 How to set password values
 Strategy for upgrading and switching to Unified Config
 The Recipe scripting language
 Can you run more than one instance of msconfig on a single host/installation?
 Do I need to specify the "role" and "instance" when setting options with msconfig?

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