PoolParty Directory Structure Windows


The following list gives a brief overview of the directory structure in a PoolParty on Windows, following the default installation in the installation guide for Windows.

We will only list files and folders relevant for the installation or configuration of 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
    Configuration file for PPT specific settings.
  • remoteRepository.spring.xml 
    Graph database that can be connected to your PoolParty server as Remote Repository. See also How to Set Up a Remote Graph Database Configuration


  • 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.ttln -> 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.

C:\Programs\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 7.0\

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