The text file contains the definition of properties, or configuration parameters valid for the entire system. This file is not automatically created; if you wish to set Derby properties with this file, you need to create it yourself. The file should be in the format created by the method. For more information about properties and the file, see Tuning Derby.

Related concepts
One Derby instance for each Java Virtual Machine
Booting databases
Defining the system directory
The error log
Double-booting system behavior
Recommended practices
Related tasks
Shutting down the system