Now that you have planned your implementation, you can start configuring Alfresco according to your business needs. This section covers basic configuration settings that need to be defined before using the system such as relational database, email server, look and feel, and multi-lingual support.
Alfresco configuration items are completely exposed as XML files, so that you can override the default out-of-the-box Alfresco items by customizing individual configuration items.
The default configuration
files for Alfresco are in the WAR file format. When the server starts, the files are expanded to
<configRoot>, which is either: