PoolParty Directory Structure Linux


The following list gives a brief overview of the directory structure of a PoolParty server running on GNU/Linux following the default installation in the  installation guide for GNU/Linux.

We will only list files and folders relevant for the installation or configuration of PoolParty

The PoolParty control script e.g. for starting and stopping PoolParty.


  • auth.xml
    Access configuration file for the PoolParty APIs. 
  • ConfigPathSetup.xml
    Definition of pathnames used for saving data produced by PoolParty (e.g. repositories, files etc.) at runtime.
  • licenses/
    Includes all license files of your PoolParty components.
  • poolparty.conf
    Configuration of tomcat server specific startup parameters for PoolParty.
  • poolparty.properties
    Main configuration file for the PoolParty Semantic Suite.
  • SesameSetup.xml
    Main configuration file for PPT specific settings.


  • backupRoot/
    This directory includes all project exports stored on the server. Exports are stored in one folder per project. The folder name is created from the projects UUID.
  • fileuploadRoot/
    Files uploaded by the  PoolParty import/export function.  Uploads are stored in one folder per project. The folder name is created from the projects UUID.
  • frontendRoot/
  • resourceRoot/
    This directory holds all additional configuration files and files created by PPT (e.g. namespace.ttl ->  Namespaces used in PoolParty at runtime). You can also place templates used for  custom reports here.
  • sesameRoot/
    This includes the Sesamegraph database used by PPT and all repositories created by PPT.
  • snapshotRoot/
    The  PoolParty snapshot function stores snapshots of all projects as defined in this directory.
  • solr
    Includes all Solr configuration and cores used by the PoolParty Semantic Suite.


  • Includes the built in Apache Solr 5 server.


  • conf/
  • lib/
  • logs/
    Here's where you look for log-files related to the Tomcat and the PoolParty server.
  • webapp/
    • extractor/
      The PoolParty Extractor web application. 
    • PoolParty/
      The PoolParty Thesaurus Server web application.
    • ROOT/
      The web application handling the LD Frontend.