The default configuration files are named
standalone.xml, for standalone servers, and
domain.xml for an application server domain. An application server domain can be seen as a specialized server configuration, which also includes the domain and host controller setup. We will discuss the application server domain in Chapter 5, Configuring a WildFly Domain. However, as far as the core services configuration is concerned, what we cover here will be suitable for the domain configuration as well. The configuration files (
domain.xml) are non-static files, which means that runtime changes are persisted to them, for example, adding a new component, such as a JMS destination, or deploying an application.
You can define as many configuration files as you need. The WildFly 8.1.0 release provides a few variants of
standalone.xml (web profile), such as
standalone-full.xml (full profile), and the
standalone-ha.xml (web profile with high availability...