The PingDirectory server supports the use of a tools properties file (config/ to simplify command-line invocations by reading in a set of options for each tool from a text file. Properties files are convenient when quickly testing the server in multiple environments. Each property takes the form of a name-value pair that defines predetermined values for a tool’s options.

The PingDirectory server supports the following types of properties:
  • Default properties that apply to all command-line utilities
  • Tool-specific properties