FME Flow: 2024.1

FME Flow Configuration Files

FME Flow Core

Filename: fmeFlowConfig.txt

Location: <FMEFlowDir>\Server\

Purpose: Configure various FME Flow Core functions.


Filename: fmeCommonConfig.txt

Location: <FMEFlowDir>\Server\

Purpose: Configure FME Flow security.


Filename: fmeFlowWebApplicationConfig.txt

Location: <FMEFlowDir>\Server\

Purpose: Configure the connection between the REST Service and the low-level FME Flow API.


Filename: fmeWebSocketConfig.txt

Location: <FMEFlowDir>\Server\

Purpose: Configure the FME Flow WebSocket Server.

FME Engines

Filename: fmeEngineConfig.txt

Location: <FMEFlowDir>\Server\

Purpose: Configure the FME Engines, including subsections, pre and post commands, and success and failure responses. For details, see Configuration File Layout.

FME Flow Database

Filename: fmeDatabaseConfig.txt

Location: <FMEFlowDir>\Server\

Purpose: Connection configurations to the FME Flow Database.

FME Flow Web Services


Location: <WebAppDir>/<FMEFlowService>/WEB-INF/conf/

For example, if you are using the Apache Tomcat web application server that is provided with an Express installation of FME Flow, the properties file for the Data Streaming service is located at:


If your distributed installation of FME Flow uses a separate web application server, the path to the FME Flow service properties files is where your web application server stores .war files.

Purpose: Configure properties for the FME Flow Web Services. Use this file to set the host for the service and other settings.

Process Monitor

Filename: processMonitorConfigCore.txt

Location: <FMEFlowDir>\Server\

Purpose: Start and configure FME Flow Core processes.


Filename: processMonitorConfigEngines.txt

Location: <FMEFlowDir>\Server\

Purpose: Sets the default FME Engines to start.

Note  To change the number of FME Engines to start, use the Engines page.