System Attributes

The Java platform itself uses a Properties object to maintain its own configuration. The System class maintains a Properties object that describes the configuration of the current working environment.

Properties props = System.getProperties();

webMethods also use Properties object to maintain webMethods platform configuration. Those configurations include class path,  server setting etc.System Attributes Full 

System property is often used to maintain environment name which is handy to tagging different environment.

webMethods Integration Server Extended Settings is maintained in server.cnf file. Those settings are loaded into Properties when IS starts.

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