Startup parameter: system

Startup parameters change the behavior of the Service Manager server. You can always set a startup parameter from the server's operating system command prompt.




This parameter defines a numerical identifier for the Service Manager system that becomes part of the unique identifer in a horizontal scaling implementation. This parameter is typically set to the communications port that the Service Manager server uses. You can set this parameter from the Configure server utility.

Valid if set from

Server's operating system command prompt

Initialization file (sm.ini)

Configure server utility

Requires restart of the Service Manager server?


Default value


Possible values

Port number

Example usage

Command line: sm -httpPort:13080 -system:13080

Initialization file: system:13080

Related topics

System parameters

Related topics

Enter a parameter in the sm.ini file

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Connection parameters