Web content substitution variables

IBM® Web Content Manager uses several substitution variables defined in the configuration for IBM WebSphere® Application Server.

If you need to modify these variables, use the WebSphere Integrated Solutions Console for the application server. If you are working with a managed cell or cluster, use the WebSphere Integrated Solutions Console for the deployment manager when making changes.
Table 1. Web content substitution variables
Variable Description
WCM_CONTEXT_ROOT The context root for the enterprise application for Web Content Manager.

Example: wps/wcm

WCM_HOST The fully qualified host name of the machine running the portal.

Example: www.example.com

WCM_ILWWCM_HOME This is the directory where the Web Content Manager application is installed

Example: PortalServer_root/wcm

WCM_PORT The port number used to access the portal.

Example: 10038

WCM_SCHEMA The database schema name of the JCR domain configured for use with IBM WebSphere Portal.

Example: jcr

WCM_SEARCHSEED_CONTEXT_ROOT The context root for the Search Seed portlet.

Example: wps/wcmsearchseed

WCM_WEB_APP_HOME The directory path where the ilwwcm.war file is located.

Example: was_profile_root/wp_profile/installedApps/node_name/wcm.ear/ilwwcm.war

WCM_WPS_CONTEXT_ROOT The context root or base URI for the portal. All URLs beginning with this path will be reserved for the portal.

Example: wps


WCM_WPS_DEFAULT_HOME The default portal page. This is the page for users who are not logged in.

Example: portal


WCM_WPS_PERSONALIZED_HOME The portal page for users who have already logged in to the portal. This page cannot be accessed by anonymous users.

Example: myportal