Developers Getting Started With i2b2
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File Repository Properties Configuration

The file contains a number of properties that need to be modified with the variables that are specific to your environment. The File Repository Cell needs these properties to deploy correctly and to set required parameters.

Step 4: PM Cell Properties

In order for the File Repository Cell to communication with the PM Cell the following properties need to be modified to reflect you environment.

1. At the command prompt type the following:

Linux Command

Windows Command


Linux Command: 
open /opt/i2b2/
Windows Command: 

2. The file will open.
3. Scroll to the section called Project Management Cell.
4. Edit the property to reflect the location of the PM cell in your environment.


When you edit the property with the location of your PM Cell it is extremely important that you only edit the hostname (localhost) and the port (9090). The remainder of the URL is required as it is written and should not be changed.

Project Management Cell
# Flag to bypass project management cell

5. Save your changes and close the file.