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Liferay Portal 6 Enterprise Intranets by Jonas X. Yuan

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Configuring portal

As an administrator at the enterprise "Palm-Tree Publications", you may need to customize the portal through configuration files in order to satisfy your own requirements.

Let's see an example of how to customize the Portal's configuration. As you can see, the default language is English (United States) and the default time zone is UTC (Coordinated Universal Time) when the portal starts. Now, we plan to set the default language as German (Germany) and the default time zone as CET (Central European Time) when the portal starts. We can implement it as follows:

  1. Shut the portal down, if the portal is still running, by running $TOMCAT_AS_DIR/bin/shutdown.sh.
  2. Clean Tomcat, as mentioned earlier.
  3. Create the properties file system-ext.properties ...

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