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Default Directories

The default directories used by Event Store vary by platform in order to best fit with the expectations of users in each case.

Paths beginning with “.” are relative to the directory in which “eventstored” or “EventStore.ClusterNode.exe” are located. Absolute paths are as written.

Linux

  • Application: /usr/bin (when installed via Debian package)
  • Content: /usr/share/eventstore
  • Configuration: /etc/eventstore/
  • Data: /var/lib/eventstore
  • Application Logs: /var/log/eventstore
  • Test Client Logs: ./testclientlog (not included in Debian package)
  • Web Content: ./clusternode-web then {Content}/clusternode-web
  • Projections: ./projections then {Content}/projections
  • Prelude: ./Prelude then {Content}/Prelude

All other OSes (Includes Windows/macOS)

  • Content: ./
  • Configuration: ./
  • Data: ./data
  • Application Logs: ./logs
  • Test Client Log: ./testclientlogs
  • Web Content: ./clusternode-web then {Content}/clusternode-web
  • Projections: ./projections then {Content}/projections
  • Prelude: ./Prelude then {Content}/Prelude

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