FME Server Configuration Files

FME Server Core

Filename: fmeServerConfig.txt

Location: <FMEServerDir>\Server\

Purpose: Configure various FME Server Core functions.


Filename: fmeCommonConfig.txt

Location: <FMEServerDir>\Server\

Purpose: Configure FME Server security.


Filename: fmeServerWebApplicationConfig.txt

Location: <FMEServerDir>\Server\

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


Filename: fmeWebSocketConfig.txt

Location: <FMEServerDir>\Server\

Purpose: Configure the FME Server WebSocket Server.

FME Engines

Filename: fmeEngineConfig.txt

Location: <FMEServerDir>\Server\

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

FME Server Database

Filename: fmeDatabaseConfig.txt

Location: <FMEServerDir>\Server\

Purpose: Connection configurations to the FME Server Database.

FME Server Web Services


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

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


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

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

Process Monitor

Filename: processMonitorConfigCore.txt

Location: <FMEServerDir>\Server\

Purpose: Start and configure FME Server Core processes.


Filename: processMonitorConfigEngines.txt

Location: <FMEServerDir>\Server\

Purpose: Sets the default FME Engines to start.

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

FME Server Console

Filename: FMEServerConsoleConfig.txt

Location: <FMEServerDir>\Clients\FMEServerConsole\

Purpose: Configure the FME Server Console. Use this file to set the FME Server host used by the FME Server Console.