The server.plugin.custom.dir property can be used to specify the location of the Hyperic's Server's custom plugin directory, rather than the default location described below.

To specify the location of the custom plugin directory, add server.plugin.custom.dir to ServerHome/conf/hq-server.conf, supplying the full path to the directory, and restart the Hyperic Server:


For more information about plugin deployment, see Plugin Deployment and Management.


By default, the Hyperic Server stores custom plugins in a subdirectory of the current working directory of the Hyperic Server process — user.dir/hq-plugins. Note however that hq-server.conf does not contain the server.plugin.custom.dir property. You must add this property to the configuration file to specify a directory.