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  1. Default How to set custom defaults for

    I'd like to deploy a single instance of kettle for many users, but with defaults that are different from the standard install.

    Specifically I want to change the default value of


    Is there a way to package custom defaults for with the kettle install?

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    Hmm, I was hoping someone had a good idea here? Please help!

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2010


    CE or EE?

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    I found my own answer that may be helpful for anybody having the same question: There is a file kettle-properties.xml that defines the defaults. It's content appears to be merged with .kettle/ and so changing its content changes the defaults for deployment.

  5. #5
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    Mar 2010


    Setting a different KETTLE_HOME env var can allow differing files for different circumstances.


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