[Community] Aliases for standard configuration files

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Introduce aliases for standard configuration files

This will allow users to reference the configuration by the suffix or a shorter name instead of typing out the filename.

Table 1. Full list of aliases:
standalone.xml variant Alias






fha, full-ha


lb, load-balancer


mp, microprofile


mpha, microprofile-ha

Issue Metadata

Stability Level

  • Experimental

  • Preview

  • Community

  • default

QE Contacts

Testing By

  • Engineering

  • QE

Affected Projects or Components


Other Interested Projects

Relevant Installation Types

  • Traditional standalone server (unzipped or provisioned by Galleon)

  • Managed domain

  • OpenShift s2i

  • Bootable jar


Hard Requirements

Provide a set of aliases for the files distributed with WildFly that can be used with the commandline argument --server-config|-c instead of of a full filename.

Nice-to-Have Requirements


Test Plan

Unit test will be added to server.

Community Documentation

Documentation will be added to wildfly master.

Release Note Content

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