1.2 Conventions used in this document

The installation and configuration documentation for AEM forms on JEE uses the following naming conventions for common file paths.


Default value


[aem-forms root]



AIX, Linux, and Solaris:


The installation directory that is used for all AEM forms on JEE modules. The installation directory contains subdirectories for Configuration Manager. This directory also includes directories related to the SDK and third-party products.

[appserver root]

WebSphere on Windows:

C:\Program Files\IBM\WebSphere\AppServer\

WebSphere on Linux and Solaris:


WebSphere on AIX:


The home directory of the application server that runs the services that are part of AEM forms on JEE.

[server name]


The name of the server configured on your application server.

[dbserver root]

Depends on the database type and your specification during installation.

The location where the AEM forms on JEE database server is installed.

[ AEM_temp_dir ]

On Windows:


On Linux, UNIX and AIX:


The temporary directory for AEM forms on JEE server.


On Windows:


On Linux, UNIX and AIX


The directory that is used for installing the CRX repository.

Note: This document uses terms Adobe Experience Manager forms, AEM forms, AEM forms on JEE, and LiveCycle interchangeably.

Most of the information about directory locations in this guide is cross-platform (all file names and paths are case-sensitive on non-Windows operating systems). Any platform-specific information is indicated as required.

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