configuration file
An Extensible Markup Language (XML) file containing the parameters and settings used to set run-time values in a program environment. In BIRT and the Information Object Design perspective, a file that specifies data source connection settings for a report or information object. The settings in a configuration file override the settings in a report executable file located in an Encyclopedia volume.
Related terms
Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT), Configuration Console, connection, data source, Encyclopedia volume, Extensible Markup Language (XML), information object, Information Object Design perspective, parameter, report, report executable file, run time, value
Contrast with
Configuration Console

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