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From u..@apache.org
Subject [04/17] incubator-geode git commit: GEODE-1377: Refactoring as per review comments
Date Thu, 09 Jun 2016 20:08:30 GMT
http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator-geode/blob/ad7fd7e1/geode-core/src/main/java/com/gemstone/gemfire/distributed/DistributedSystemConfigProperties.java
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diff --git a/geode-core/src/main/java/com/gemstone/gemfire/distributed/DistributedSystemConfigProperties.java b/geode-core/src/main/java/com/gemstone/gemfire/distributed/DistributedSystemConfigProperties.java
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--- a/geode-core/src/main/java/com/gemstone/gemfire/distributed/DistributedSystemConfigProperties.java
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@@ -16,369 +16,839 @@
  */
 package com.gemstone.gemfire.distributed;
 
-
+/**
+ *
+ */
 public interface DistributedSystemConfigProperties {
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#ack-severe-alert-threshold">"ack-severe-alert-threshold"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static string definition of the <i>"ack-severe-alert-threshold"</i> property <a name="ack-severe-alert-threshold"/>
+   * <p>
+   * <U>Description</U>:
+   * The number of seconds the distributed
+   * system will wait after the ack-wait-threshold for a message to be
+   * acknowledged before it issues an alert at <i>severe</i> level.  The
+   * default value is zero, which turns off this feature.
+   * When ack-severe-alert-threshold is used, GemFire will also initiate
+   * additional checks to see if the process is alive.  These checks will
+   * begin when the ack-wait-threshold is reached and will continue until
+   * GemFire has been able to communicate with the process and ascertain its
+   * status.<p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "0"
+   * <p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 0..2147483647
    */
   String ACK_SEVERE_ALERT_THRESHOLD = "ack-severe-alert-threshold";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#ack-wait-threshold">"ack-wait-threshold"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"ack-wait-threshold"</i> property
+   * <a name="ack-wait-threshold"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: The number of seconds the distributed
+   * system will wait for a message to be acknowledged before it sends
+   * a <i>warning</i> level alert to signal that something might be wrong with the system
+   * node that is unresponsive.  After sending this alert the waiter
+   * continues to wait. The alerts are logged in the log as warnings
+   * and will cause an alert notification in the Admin API and GemFire
+   * JMX Agent.</p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "15"</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 1..2147483647
    */
   String ACK_WAIT_THRESHOLD = "ack-wait-threshold";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#archive-disk-space-limit">"archive-disk-space-limit"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"archive-disk-space-limit"</i> property
+   * <a name="archive-disk-space-limit"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Limits, in megabytes, how much disk space can be
+   * consumed by old inactive statistic archive files. When the limit is
+   * exceeded the oldest inactive archive is deleted.
+   * Set to zero to disable automatic archive deletion.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "0"</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 0..1000000
    */
   String ARCHIVE_DISK_SPACE_LIMIT = "archive-disk-space-limit";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#archive-file-size-limit">"archive-file-size-limit"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"archive-file-size-limit"</i> property
+   * <a name="archive-file-size-limit"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Limits, in megabytes, how large the current statistic archive
+   * file can grow before it is closed and archival rolls on to a new file.
+   * Set to zero to disable archive rolling.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "0"</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 0..1000000
    */
   String ARCHIVE_FILE_SIZE_LIMIT = "archive-file-size-limit";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#async-distribution-timeout">"async-distribution-timeout"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"async-distribution-timeout"</i> property
+   * <a name="async-distribution-timeout"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: The number of milliseconds before a
+   * publishing process should attempt to distribute a cache operation
+   * before switching over to asynchronous messaging for this process.
+   * To enable asynchronous messaging, the value must be set above
+   * zero. If a thread that is publishing to the cache exceeds this value
+   * when attempting to distribute to this process, it will switch to
+   * asynchronous messaging until this process catches up, departs, or
+   * some specified limit is reached, such as <a href="#async-queue-timeout">
+   * async-queue-timeout</a> or <a href="#async-max-queue-size">
+   * async-max-queue-size</a>.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "0"</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 0..60000
    */
   String ASYNC_DISTRIBUTION_TIMEOUT = "async-distribution-timeout";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#async-max-queue-size">"async-max-queue-size"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"async-max-queue-size"</i> property
+   * <a name="async-max-queue-size"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: The maximum size in megabytes that a
+   * publishing process should be allowed to asynchronously enqueue
+   * for this process before asking this process to depart from the
+   * distributed system.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "8"</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 0..1024
    */
   String ASYNC_MAX_QUEUE_SIZE = "async-max-queue-size";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#async-queue-timeout">"async-queue-timeout"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"async-queue-timeout"</i> property
+   * <a name="async-queue-timeout"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: The number of milliseconds a queuing
+   * publisher may enqueue asynchronous messages without any distribution
+   * to this process before that publisher requests this process to
+   * depart. If a queuing publisher has not been able to send this process
+   * any cache operations prior to the timeout, this process will attempt
+   * to close its cache and disconnect from the distributed system.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "60000"</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 0..86400000
    */
   String ASYNC_QUEUE_TIMEOUT = "async-queue-timeout";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#bind-address">"bind-address"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"bind-address"</i> property
+   * <a name="bind-address"/a><p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: The IP address that this distributed system's
+   * server sockets will listen on.
+   * If set to an empty string then the local machine's
+   * default address will be listened on.
+   * <p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""
    */
   String BIND_ADDRESS = "bind-address";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#cache-xml-file">"cache-xml-file"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"cache-xml-file"</i> property
+   * <a name="cache-xml-file"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Specifies the name of the XML file or resource
+   * to initialize the cache with when it is
+   * {@linkplain com.gemstone.gemfire.cache.CacheFactory#create created}.
+   * Create will first look for a file that matches the value of this property.
+   * If a file is not found then it will be searched for using
+   * {@link java.lang.ClassLoader#getResource}.  If the value of this
+   * property is the empty string (<code>""</code>), then the cache
+   * will not be declaratively initialized.</p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "cache.xml"
    */
   String CACHE_XML_FILE = "cache-xml-file";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#cluster-configuration-dir">"cluster-configuration-dir"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"cluster-configuration-dir"</i> property
+   * <a name="cluster-configuration-dir"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: This property specifies the directory in which the cluster configuration related disk-store and artifacts are stored
+   * This property is only applicable to dedicated locators which have "enable-cluster-configuration" set to true.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.1
    */
   String CLUSTER_CONFIGURATION_DIR = "cluster-configuration-dir";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#cluster-ssl-ciphers">"cluster-ssl-ciphers"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"cluster-ssl-ciphers"</i> property
+   * <a name="cluster-ssl-ciphers"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: A space separated list of the SSL cipher suites to
+   * enable. Those listed must be supported by the available providers.Preferably
+   * use cluster-ssl-* properties rather than ssl-* properties.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "any" </p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String CLUSTER_SSL_CIPHERS = "cluster-ssl-ciphers";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#cluster-ssl-enabled">"cluster-ssl-enabled"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"cluster-ssl-enabled"</i> property
+   * <a name="cluster-ssl-enabled"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: If true, all gemfire socket communication is
+   * configured to use SSL through JSSE. Preferably Use cluster-ssl-* properties
+   * rather than ssl-* properties.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "false"</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String CLUSTER_SSL_ENABLED = "cluster-ssl-enabled";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#cluster-ssl-keystore">"cluster-ssl-keystore"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"cluster-ssl-keystore"</i> property
+   * <a name="cluster-ssl-keystore"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>Location of the Java keystore file containing
+   * certificate and private key.</p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String CLUSTER_SSL_KEYSTORE = "cluster-ssl-keystore";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#cluster-ssl-keystore-password">"cluster-ssl-keystore-password"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"cluster-ssl-keystore-password"</i> property
+   * <a name="cluster-ssl-keystore-password"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>Password to access the private key from the keystore
+   * file specified by javax.net.ssl.keyStore.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String CLUSTER_SSL_KEYSTORE_PASSWORD = "cluster-ssl-keystore-password";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#cluster-ssl-keystore-type">"cluster-ssl-keystore-type"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"cluster-ssl-keystore-type"</i> property
+   * <a name="cluster-ssl-keystore-type"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>For Java keystore file format, this property has the
+   * value jks (or JKS).
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String CLUSTER_SSL_KEYSTORE_TYPE = "cluster-ssl-keystore-type";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#cluster-ssl-protocols">"cluster-ssl-protocols"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"cluster-ssl-protocols"</i> property
+   * <a name="cluster-ssl-protocols"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: A space separated list of the SSL protocols to
+   * enable. Those listed must be supported by the available providers.Preferably
+   * use cluster-ssl-* properties rather than ssl-* properties.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "any"</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String CLUSTER_SSL_PROTOCOLS = "cluster-ssl-protocols";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#cluster-ssl-require-authentication">"cluster-ssl-require-authentication"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"cluster-ssl-require-authentication"</i> property
+   * <a name="cluster-ssl-require-authentication"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: If false, allow ciphers that do not require the
+   * client side of the connection to be authenticated.Preferably use
+   * cluster-ssl-* properties rather than ssl-* properties.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "true"</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String CLUSTER_SSL_REQUIRE_AUTHENTICATION = "cluster-ssl-require-authentication";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#cluster-ssl-truststore">"cluster-ssl-truststore"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"cluster-ssl-truststore"</i> property
+   * <a name="cluster-ssl-truststore"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>Location of the Java keystore file containing the
+   * collection of CA certificates trusted by distributed member (trust store).
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String CLUSTER_SSL_TRUSTSTORE = "cluster-ssl-truststore";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#cluster-ssl-truststore-password">"cluster-ssl-truststore-password"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"cluster-ssl-truststore-password"</i> property
+   * <a name="cluster-ssl-truststore-password"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>Password to unlock the keystore file (store password)
+   * specified by javax.net.ssl.trustStore.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String CLUSTER_SSL_TRUSTSTORE_PASSWORD = "cluster-ssl-truststore-password";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#conflate-events">"conflate-events"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"conflate-events"</i> property
+   * <a name="conflate-events"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: This is a client-side property that is passed to
+   * the server. Allowable values are "server", "true", and "false". With the
+   * "server" setting, this client&apos;s servers use their own client queue
+   * conflation settings. With a "true" setting, the servers disregard their
+   * own configuration and enable conflation of events for all regions for the
+   * client. A "false" setting causes the client&apos;s servers to disable
+   * conflation for all regions for the client.
+   * <U>Default</U>: "server"</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 5.7
    */
   String CONFLATE_EVENTS = "conflate-events";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#conserve-sockets">"conserve-sockets"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"conserve-sockets"</i> property
+   * <a name="conserve-sockets"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: If "true" then a minimal number of sockets
+   * will be used when connecting to the distributed system. This conserves
+   * resource usage but can cause performance to suffer.
+   * If "false" then every application thread that sends
+   * distribution messages to other members of the distributed system
+   * will own its own sockets and have exclusive access to them.
+   * The length of time a thread can have exclusive access to a socket
+   * can be configured with "socket-lease-time".
+   * <U>Default</U>: "true"</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: true|false</p>
    */
   String CONSERVE_SOCKETS = "conserve-sockets";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#delta-propagation">"delta-propagation"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"delta-propagation"</i> property
+   * <a name="delta-propagation">
+   * <dt>delta-propagation</dt>
+   * </a>
+   * <U>Description</U>: "true" indicates that server propagates delta
+   * generated from {@link com.gemstone.gemfire.Delta} type of objects. If "false"
+   * then server propagates full object but not delta. </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "true"</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: true|false
    */
   String DELTA_PROPAGATION = "delta-propagation";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#deploy-working-dir">"deploy-working-dir"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"deploy-working-dir"</i> property
+   * <a name="deploy-working-dir"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Specifies the working directory which this
+   * distributed member will use to persist deployed JAR files.  This directory
+   * should be unchanged when restarting the member so that it can read what
+   * was previously persisted. The default is the current working directory
+   * as determined by <code>System.getProperty("user.dir")</code>.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: <code>System.getProperty("user.dir")</code></p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 7.0
    */
   String DEPLOY_WORKING_DIR = "deploy-working-dir";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#disable-auto-reconnect">"disable-auto-reconnect"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"disable-auto-reconnect"</i> property
+   * <a name="disable-auto-reconnect"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: By default GemFire will attempt to reconnect and
+   * reinitialize the cache when it has been forced out of the distributed system
+   * by a network-partition event or has otherwise been shunned by other members.
+   * This setting will turn off this behavior.</p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "false"
    */
   String DISABLE_AUTO_RECONNECT = "disable-auto-reconnect";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#disable-tcp">"disable-tcp"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"disable-tcp"</i> property
+   * <a name="disable-tcp"/a><p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Turns off use of tcp/ip sockets, forcing the
+   * cache to use datagram sockets for all communication.  This is useful
+   * if you have a large number of processes in the distributed cache since
+   * it eliminates the per-connection reader-thread that is otherwise required.
+   * However, udp communications are somewhat slower than tcp/ip communications
+   * due to the extra work required in Java to break messages down to
+   * transmittable sizes, and the extra work required to guarantee
+   * message delivery.
+   * <p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "false"<p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: true or false<p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 5.0
    */
   String DISABLE_TCP = "disable-tcp";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#distributed-system-id">"distributed-system-id"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"distributed-system-id"</i> property<p>
+   * <a name="distributed-system-id"/a>
+   * <U>Decription:</U>A number that uniquely identifies this distributed system, when
+   * using the WAN gateway to share data between multiple distributed systems. This
+   * setting is only required when using the WAN gateway in conjunction with
+   * the <b>P</b>ortable <b>D</b>ata e<b>X</b>change (PDX) serialization format.
+   * <p>
+   * If set, this setting must be the same for every member in this distributed
+   * system. It must be different than the number in other distributed systems
+   * that this one will connect to using the WAN.
+   * -1 means no setting.<p>
+   * <U>Range:</U>-1..255
+   * <p>
+   * <U>Default:</U>: "-1"
    */
   String DISTRIBUTED_SYSTEM_ID = "distributed-system-id";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#durable-client-id">"durable-client-id"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"durable-client-id"</i> property
+   * <a name="durable-client-id"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: The id to be used by this durable client. When a
+   * durable client connects to a server, this id is used by the server to
+   * identify it. The server will accumulate updates for a durable client
+   * while it is disconnected and deliver these events to the client when it
+   * reconnects.
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 5.5
    */
   String DURABLE_CLIENT_ID = "durable-client-id";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#durable-client-timeout">"durable-client-timeout"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"durable-client-timeout"</i> property
+   * <a name="durable-client-timeout"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: The number of seconds a disconnected durable
+   * client is kept alive and updates are accumulated for it by the server
+   * before it is terminated.
+   * <U>Default</U>: "300"</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 5.5
    */
   String DURABLE_CLIENT_TIMEOUT = "durable-client-timeout";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#enable-cluster-configuration">"enable-cluster-configuration"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"enable-cluster-configuration"</i> property
+   * <a name="enable-cluster-configuration"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: "true" causes creation of cluster configuration service on dedicated locators. The cluster configuration service on dedicated locator(s)
+   * would serve the configuration to new members joining the distributed system and also save the configuration changes caused by the Gfsh commands.
+   * This property is only applicable to dedicated locators.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "true"</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: true or false</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String ENABLE_CLUSTER_CONFIGURATION = "enable-cluster-configuration";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#enable-network-partition-detection">"enable-network-partition-detection"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"enable-network-partition-detection"</i> property
+   * <a name="enable-network-partition-detection"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Turns on network partitioning detection algorithms, which
+   * detect loss of quorum and shuts down losing partitions.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "false"
    */
   String ENABLE_NETWORK_PARTITION_DETECTION = "enable-network-partition-detection";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#enable-time-statistics">"enable-time-statistics"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"enable-time-statistics"</i> property
+   * <a name="enable-time-statistics"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: "true" causes additional time-based statistics to be
+   * gathered for gemfire operations.  This can aid in discovering
+   * where time is going in cache operations, albeit at the expense of
+   * extra clock probes on every operation.  "false" disables the additional
+   * time-based statistics.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "false"</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: true or false</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: 5.0
    */
   String ENABLE_TIME_STATISTICS = "enable-time-statistics";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#enforce-unique-host">"enforce-unique-host"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"enforce-unique-host"</i> property
+   * <a name="enforce-unique-host"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Whether or not partitioned regions will
+   * put redundant copies of the same data in different JVMs running on the same physical host.
+   * <p>
+   * By default, partitioned regions will try to put redundancy copies on different physical hosts, but it may
+   * put them on the same physical host if no other hosts are available. Setting this property to true
+   * will prevent partitions regions from ever putting redundant copies of data on the same physical host.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "false"
    */
   String ENFORCE_UNIQUE_HOST = "enforce-unique-host";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#gateway-ssl-ciphers">"gateway-ssl-ciphers"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"gateway-ssl-ciphers"</i> property
+   * <a name="gateway-ssl-ciphers"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: A space seperated list of the SSL cipher suites to enable.
+   * Those listed must be supported by the available providers.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: <code>any</code></p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String GATEWAY_SSL_CIPHERS = "gateway-ssl-ciphers";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#gateway-ssl-enabled">"gateway-ssl-enabled"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"gateway-ssl-enabled"</i> property
+   * <a name="gateway-ssl-enabled"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Specifies if gateway is started with separate ssl configuration.
+   * If not specified global property ssl-enabled (and its other related properties) are used
+   * to create gateway socket
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: <code>false</code></p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String GATEWAY_SSL_ENABLED = "gateway-ssl-enabled";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#gateway-ssl-keystore">"gateway-ssl-keystore"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"gateway-ssl-keystore"</i> property
+   * <a name="gateway-ssl-keystore"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>Location of the Java keystore file containing
+   * certificate and private key.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String GATEWAY_SSL_KEYSTORE = "gateway-ssl-keystore";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#gateway-ssl-keystore-password">"gateway-ssl-keystore-password"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"gateway-ssl-keystore-password"</i> property
+   * <a name="gateway-ssl-keystore-password"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>Password to access the private key from the keystore
+   * file specified by javax.net.ssl.keyStore.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String GATEWAY_SSL_KEYSTORE_PASSWORD = "gateway-ssl-keystore-password";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#gateway-ssl-keystore-type">"gateway-ssl-keystore-type"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"gateway-ssl-keystore-type"</i> property
+   * <a name="gateway-ssl-keystore-type"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>For Java keystore file format, this property has the
+   * value jks (or JKS).
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String GATEWAY_SSL_KEYSTORE_TYPE = "gateway-ssl-keystore-type";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#gateway-ssl-protocols">"gateway-ssl-protocols"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"gateway-ssl-protocols"</i> property
+   * <a name="gateway-ssl-protocols"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: A space seperated list of the SSL protocols to enable.
+   * Those listed must be supported by the available providers.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: <code>any</code></p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String GATEWAY_SSL_PROTOCOLS = "gateway-ssl-protocols";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#gateway-ssl-require-authentication">"gateway-ssl-require-authentication"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"gateway-ssl-require-authentication"</i> property
+   * <a name="gateway-ssl-require-authentication"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: If false, allow ciphers that do not require the Gateway Sender
+   * side of the connection to be authenticated.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: <code>any</code></p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String GATEWAY_SSL_REQUIRE_AUTHENTICATION = "gateway-ssl-require-authentication";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#gateway-ssl-truststore">"gateway-ssl-truststore"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"gateway-ssl-truststore"</i> property
+   * <a name="gateway-ssl-truststore"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>Location of the Java keystore file containing the
+   * collection of CA certificates trusted by server (trust store).
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String GATEWAY_SSL_TRUSTSTORE = "gateway-ssl-truststore";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#gateway-ssl-truststore-password">"gateway-ssl-truststore-password"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"gateway-ssl-truststore-password"</i> property
+   * <a name="gateway-ssl-truststore-password"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Password to unlock the keystore file (store password)
+   * specified by javax.net.ssl.trustStore.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String GATEWAY_SSL_TRUSTSTORE_PASSWORD = "gateway-ssl-truststore-password";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#groups">"groups"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"groups"</i> property.
+   * <a name="groups"/a> <p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Defines the list of groups this member belongs to.
+   * Use commas to separate group names.
+   * Note that anything defined by the deprecated roles gemfire property will also be considered a group.
+   * <p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""
+   * <p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 7.0
    */
   String GROUPS = "groups";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#http-service-bind-address">"http-service-bind-address"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"http-service-bind-address"</i> property
+   * <a name="http-service-bind-address"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: The address where the GemFire HTTP service will listen
+   * for remote connections. One can use this property to configure what ip
+   * address or host name the HTTP service will listen on. When not set, by
+   * default the HTTP service will listen on the local host's address.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String HTTP_SERVICE_BIND_ADDRESS = "http-service-bind-address";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#http-service-port">"http-service-port"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"http-service-port"</i> property
+   * <a name="http-service-port"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Specifies the port used by the GemFire HTTP service. If
+   * configured with non-zero value, then an HTTP service will listen on this port.
+   * A value of "0" disables Gemfire HTTP service.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "7070" </p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 0..65535</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String HTTP_SERVICE_PORT = "http-service-port";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#http-service-ssl-ciphers">"http-service-ssl-ciphers"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"http-service-ssl-ciphers"</i> property
+   * <a name="http-service-ssl-ciphers"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: A space separated list of the SSL cipher suites to enable.
+   * Those listed must be supported by the available providers.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: <code>any</code></p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.1
    */
   String HTTP_SERVICE_SSL_CIPHERS = "http-service-ssl-ciphers";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#http-service-ssl-enabled">"http-service-ssl-enabled"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"http-service-ssl-enabled"</i> property
+   * a name="http-service-ssl-enabled"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Specifies if http service is started with separate ssl configuration.
+   * If not specified, global property cluster-ssl-enabled (and its other related properties) are used
+   * to secure http service. All http-service-ssl-* properties are inherited from cluster-ssl-* properties.
+   * User can ovverride them using specific http-service-ssl-* property.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: <code>false</code></p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.1
    */
   String HTTP_SERVICE_SSL_ENABLED = "http-service-ssl-enabled";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#http-service-ssl-keystore">"http-service-ssl-keystore"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"http-service-ssl-keystore"</i> property
+   * <a name="http-service-ssl-keystore"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Location of the Java keystore file containing
+   * certificate and private key.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.1
    */
   String HTTP_SERVICE_SSL_KEYSTORE = "http-service-ssl-keystore";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#http-service-ssl-keystore-password">"http-service-ssl-keystore-password"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"http-service-ssl-keystore-password"</i> property
+   * <a name="http-service-ssl-keystore-password"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Password to access the private key from the keystore
+   * file specified by javax.net.ssl.keyStore.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.1
    */
   String HTTP_SERVICE_SSL_KEYSTORE_PASSWORD = "http-service-ssl-keystore-password";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#http-service-ssl-keystore-type">"http-service-ssl-keystore-type"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"http-service-ssl-keystore-type"</i> property
+   * <a name="http-service-ssl-keystore-type"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: For Java keystore file format, this property has the
+   * value jks (or JKS).
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.1
    */
   String HTTP_SERVICE_SSL_KEYSTORE_TYPE = "http-service-ssl-keystore-type";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#http-service-ssl-protocols">"http-service-ssl-protocols"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"http-service-ssl-protocols"</i> property
+   * <a name="http-service-ssl-protocols"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: A space separated list of the SSL protocols to enable.
+   * Those listed must be supported by the available providers.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: <code>any</code></p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.1
    */
   String HTTP_SERVICE_SSL_PROTOCOLS = "http-service-ssl-protocols";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#http-service-ssl-require-authentication">"http-service-ssl-require-authentication"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"http-service-ssl-require-authentication"</i> property
+   * <a name="http-service-ssl-require-authentication"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: If false, allow ciphers that do not require the client
+   * side of the connection to be authenticated.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: <code>false</code></p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.1
    */
   String HTTP_SERVICE_SSL_REQUIRE_AUTHENTICATION = "http-service-ssl-require-authentication";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#http-service-ssl-truststore">"http-service-ssl-truststore"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"http-service-ssl-truststore"</i> property
+   * <a name="http-service-ssl-truststore"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Location of the Java keystore file containing the
+   * collection of CA certificates trusted by server (trust store).
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.1
    */
   String HTTP_SERVICE_SSL_TRUSTSTORE = "http-service-ssl-truststore";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#http-service-ssl-truststore-password">"http-service-ssl-truststore-password"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"http-service-ssl-truststore-password"</i> property
+   * <a name="http-service-ssl-truststore-password"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Password to unlock the keystore file (store password)
+   * specified by javax.net.ssl.trustStore.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.1
    */
   String HTTP_SERVICE_SSL_TRUSTSTORE_PASSWORD = "http-service-ssl-truststore-password";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#jmx-manager">"jmx-manager"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"jmx-manager"</i> property
+   * <a name="jmx-manager"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: If true then this member is willing to be a jmx-manager.
+   * All the other jmx-manager properties will be used when it does become a manager.
+   * If this property is false then all other jmx-manager properties are ignored.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "false except on locators"
    */
   String JMX_MANAGER = "jmx-manager";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#jmx-manager-access-file">"jmx-manager-access-file"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"jmx-manager-access-file"</i> property
+   * <a name="jmx-manager-access-file"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: By default the jmx-manager will allow full access to all mbeans by any client.
+   * If this property is set to the name of a file then it can restrict clients to only being able to read
+   * mbeans; they will not be able to modify mbeans. The access level can be configured differently in this
+   * file for each user name defined in the password file.
+   * For more information about the format of this file see Oracle's documentation of the
+   * com.sun.management.jmxremote.access.file system property.
+   * Ignored if jmx-manager is false or if jmx-manager-port is zero.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""
    */
   String JMX_MANAGER_ACCESS_FILE = "jmx-manager-access-file";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#jmx-manager-bind-address">"jmx-manager-bind-address"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"jmx-manager-bind-address"</i> property
+   * <a name="jmx-manager-bind-address"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: By default the jmx-manager when configured with a port will listen
+   * on all the local host's addresses. You can use this property to configure what ip address
+   * or host name the jmx-manager will listen on. In addition, if the embedded http server is
+   * started, it will also bind to this address if it is set.
+   * Ignored if jmx-manager is false or jmx-manager-port is zero.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""
    */
   String JMX_MANAGER_BIND_ADDRESS = "jmx-manager-bind-address";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#jmx-manager-hostname-for-clients">"jmx-manager-hostname-for-clients"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"jmx-manager-hostname-for-clients"</i> property
+   * <a name="jmx-manager-hostname-for-clients"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Lets you control what hostname will be given to clients that ask
+   * the locator for the location of a jmx manager. By default the ip address that the jmx-manager
+   * reports is used. But for clients on a different network this property allows you to configure
+   * a different hostname that will be given to clients.
+   * Ignored if jmx-manager is false or jmx-manager-port is zero.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""
    */
   String JMX_MANAGER_HOSTNAME_FOR_CLIENTS = "jmx-manager-hostname-for-clients";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#jmx-manager-http-port">"jmx-manager-http-port"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"jmx-manager-http-port"</i> property
+   * <a name="jmx-manager-http-port"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: If non-zero then when the jmx manager is started, an embedded
+   * web server will also be started and will listen on this port.
+   * The web server is used to host the GemFire Pulse application.
+   * If you are hosting the Pulse web app in your own web server, then disable
+   * this embedded server by setting this property to zero.
+   * Ignored if jmx-manager is false.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "7070"</p>
+   * <U>Deprecated</U>: as of GemFire8.0 use <a href="#http-service-port"><code>http-service-port</code></a> instead.
    *
    * @deprecated as of GemFire 8.0 use {@link #HTTP_SERVICE_PORT} instead.
    */
   String JMX_MANAGER_HTTP_PORT = "jmx-manager-http-port";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#jmx-manager-password-file">"jmx-manager-password-file"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"jmx-manager-password-file"</i> property
+   * <a name="jmx-manager-password-file"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: By default the jmx-manager will allow clients without credentials to connect.
+   * If this property is set to the name of a file then only clients that connect with credentials that
+   * match an entry in this file will be allowed.
+   * Most JVMs require that the file is only readable by the owner.
+   * For more information about the format of this file see Oracle's documentation of the
+   * com.sun.management.jmxremote.password.file system property.
+   * Ignored if jmx-manager is false or if jmx-manager-port is zero.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""
    */
   String JMX_MANAGER_PASSWORD_FILE = "jmx-manager-password-file";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#jmx-manager-port">"jmx-manager-port"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"jmx-manager-port"</i> property
+   * <a name="jmx-manager-port"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: The port this jmx manager will listen to for client connections.
+   * If this property is set to zero then GemFire will not allow remote client connections
+   * but you can alternatively use the standard system properties supported by the JVM
+   * for configuring access from remote JMX clients.
+   * Ignored if jmx-manager is false.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "1099"
    */
   String JMX_MANAGER_PORT = "jmx-manager-port";
   /**
-   * * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#jmx-manager-ssl">"jmx-manager-ssl"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"jmx-manager-ssl"</i> property
+   * <a name="jmx-manager-ssl"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: If true and jmx-manager-port is not zero then the jmx-manager
+   * will only accept ssl connections. Note that the ssl-enabled property does not apply to the jmx-manager
+   * but the other ssl properties do. This allows ssl to be configured for just the jmx-manager
+   * without needing to configure it for the other GemFire connections.
+   * Ignored if jmx-manager is false.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "false"</p>
+   * <U>Deprecated</U>: as of GemFire 8.0 use <a href="#jmx-manager-ssl-enabled"><code>jmx-manager-ssl-enabled</code></a> instead.
+   *
    * @deprecated as of GemFire 8.0 use {@link #JMX_MANAGER_SSL_ENABLED} instead.
    */
   String JMX_MANAGER_SSL = "jmx-manager-ssl";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#jmx-manager-start">"jmx-manager-start"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"jmx-manager-start"</i> property
+   * <a name="jmx-manager-start"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: If true then this member will start a jmx manager when
+   * it creates a cache. Management tools like gfsh can be configured to connect
+   * to the jmx-manager. In most cases you should not set this because a jmx manager will
+   * automatically be started when needed on a member that sets "jmx-manager" to true.
+   * Ignored if jmx-manager is false.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "false"
    */
   String JMX_MANAGER_START = "jmx-manager-start";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#jmx-manager-update-rate">"jmx-manager-update-rate"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"jmx-manager-update-rate"</i> property
+   * <a name="jmx-manager-update-rate"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: The rate, in milliseconds, at which this member will push updates
+   * to any jmx managers. Currently this value should be greater than or equal to the
+   * statistic-sample-rate. Setting this value too high will cause stale values to be
+   * seen by gfsh and pulse.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "2000"
    */
   String JMX_MANAGER_UPDATE_RATE = "jmx-manager-update-rate";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#jmx-manager-ssl-ciphers">"jmx-manager-ssl-ciphers"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"jmx-manager-ssl-ciphers"</i> property
+   * <a name="jmx-manager-ssl-ciphers"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: A space seperated list of the SSL cipher suites to enable.
+   * Those listed must be supported by the available providers.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "any"
    */
   String JMX_MANAGER_SSL_CIPHERS = "jmx-manager-ssl-ciphers";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#jmx-manager-ssl-enabled">"jmx-manager-ssl-enabled"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"jmx-manager-ssl-enabled"</i> property
+   * <a name="jmx-manager-ssl-enabled"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: If true and jmx-manager-port is not zero then the jmx-manager
+   * will only accept ssl connections. Note that the ssl-enabled property does not apply to the jmx-manager
+   * but the other ssl properties do. This allows ssl to be configured for just the jmx-manager
+   * without needing to configure it for the other GemFire connections.
+   * Ignored if jmx-manager is false.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "false"
    */
   String JMX_MANAGER_SSL_ENABLED = "jmx-manager-ssl-enabled";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#jmx-manager-ssl-keystore">"jmx-manager-ssl-keystore"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"jmx-manager-ssl-keystore"</i> property
+   * <a name="jmx-manager-ssl-keystore"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Location of the Java keystore file containing
+   * certificate and private key.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String JMX_MANAGER_SSL_KEYSTORE = "jmx-manager-ssl-keystore";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#jmx-manager-ssl-keystore-password">"jmx-manager-ssl-keystore-password"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"jmx-manager-ssl-keystore-password"</i> property
+   * <a name="jmx-manager-ssl-keystore-password"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Password to access the private key from the keystore
+   * file specified by javax.net.ssl.keyStore.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String JMX_MANAGER_SSL_KEYSTORE_PASSWORD = "jmx-manager-ssl-keystore-password";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#jmx-manager-ssl-keystore-type">"jmx-manager-ssl-keystore-type"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"jmx-manager-ssl-keystore-type"</i> property
+   * <a name="jmx-manager-ssl-keystore-type"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: For Java keystore file format, this property has the
+   * value jks (or JKS).
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String JMX_MANAGER_SSL_KEYSTORE_TYPE = "jmx-manager-ssl-keystore-type";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#jmx-manager-ssl-protocols">"jmx-manager-ssl-protocols"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"jmx-manager-ssl-protocols"</i> property
+   * <a name="jmx-manager-ssl-protocols"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: A space seperated list of the SSL protocols to enable.
+   * Those listed must be supported by the available providers.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "any"
    */
   String JMX_MANAGER_SSL_PROTOCOLS = "jmx-manager-ssl-protocols";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#jmx-manager-ssl-require-authentication">"jmx-manager-ssl-require-authentication"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"jmx-manager-ssl-require-authentication"</i> property
+   * <a name="jmx-manager-ssl-require-authentication"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: If false, allow ciphers that do not require the client
+   * side of the connection to be authenticated.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "true"
    */
   String JMX_MANAGER_SSL_REQUIRE_AUTHENTICATION = "jmx-manager-ssl-require-authentication";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#jmx-manager-ssl-truststore">"jmx-manager-ssl-truststore"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"jmx-manager-ssl-truststore"</i> property
+   * <a name="jmx-manager-ssl-truststore"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Location of the Java keystore file containing the
+   * collection of CA certificates trusted by manager (trust store).
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String JMX_MANAGER_SSL_TRUSTSTORE = "jmx-manager-ssl-truststore";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#jmx-manager-ssl-truststore-password">"jmx-manager-ssl-truststore-password"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"jmx-manager-ssl-truststore-password"</i> property
+   * <a name="jmx-manager-ssl-truststore-password"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Password to unlock the keystore file (store password)
+   * specified by javax.net.ssl.trustStore.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String JMX_MANAGER_SSL_TRUSTSTORE_PASSWORD = "jmx-manager-ssl-truststore-password";
   String LICENCE_APPLICATION_CACHE = "license-application-cache";
@@ -386,359 +856,733 @@ public interface DistributedSystemConfigProperties {
   String LICENCE_SERVER_TIMEOUT = "license-server-timeout";
   String LICENCE_WORKING_DIR = "license-working-dir";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#load-cluster-configuration-from-dir">"load-cluster-configuration-from-dir"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"load-cluster-configuration-from-dir"</i> property
+   * <a name="load-cluster-configuration-from-dir"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: "true" causes loading of cluster configuration from "cluster_config" directory in the locator.
+   * This property is only applicable to dedicated locators which have "enable-cluster-configuration" set to true.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "false"</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: true or false</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String LOAD_CLUSTER_CONFIGURATION_FROM_DIR = "load-cluster-configuration-from-dir";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#locator-wait-time">"locator-wait-time"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"locator-wait-time"</i> property
+   * <a name="locator-wait-time"/a><p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: The number of seconds to wait for a locator to start
+   * if one is not available when attempting to join the distributed system.  This
+   * setting can be used when locators and peers are being started all at once in
+   * order to have the peers be patient and wait for the locators to finish starting
+   * up before attempting to join the distributed system..<p>
+   * <p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "0"
    */
   String LOCATOR_WAIT_TIME = "locator-wait-time";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#locators">"locators"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"locators"</i> property
+   * <a name="locators"/a><p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: A list of locators (host and port) that
+   * are used to find other member of the distributed system.  This
+   * attribute's value is a possibly empty comma separated list.  Each
+   * element must be of the form "hostName[portNum]" and may be of the
+   * form "host:bindAddress[port]" if a specific bind address is to be
+   * used on the locator machine.  The square
+   * brackets around the portNum are literal character and must be
+   * specified.<p>
+   * Since IPv6 bind addresses may contain colons, you may use an at symbol
+   * instead of a colon to separate the host name and bind address.
+   * For example, "server1@fdf0:76cf:a0ed:9449::5[12233]" specifies a locator
+   * running on "server1" and bound to fdf0:76cf:a0ed:9449::5 on port 12233.<p>
+   * If "locators" is empty
+   * then this distributed system will be isolated from all other GemFire
+   * processes.<p>
+   * <p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""
    */
   String LOCATORS = "locators";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#log-disk-space-limit">"log-disk-space-limit"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"log-disk-space-limit"</i> property
+   * <a name="log-disk-space-limit"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Limits, in megabytes, how much disk space can be
+   * consumed by old inactive log files. When the limit is
+   * exceeded the oldest inactive log file is deleted.
+   * Set to zero to disable automatic log file deletion.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "0"</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 0..1000000
    */
   String LOG_DISK_SPACE_LIMIT = "log-disk-space-limit";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#log-file">"log-file"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"log-file"</i> property
+   * <a name="log-file"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Name of the file to write logging
+   * messages to.  If the file name if "" (default) then messages are
+   * written to standard out.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""
    */
   String LOG_FILE = "log-file";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#log-file-size-limit">"log-file-size-limit"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"log-file-size-limit"</i> property
+   * <a name="log-file-size-limit"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Limits, in megabytes, how large the current log
+   * file can grow before it is closed and logging rolls on to a new file.
+   * Set to zero to disable log rolling.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "0"</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 0..1000000
    */
   String LOG_FILE_SIZE_LIMIT = "log-file-size-limit";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#log-level">"log-level"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"log-level"</i> property
+   * <a name="log-level"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>:The type of log messages that will
+   * actually write to the log file.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "config"</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: all|finest|finer|fine|config|info|warning|severe|none
    */
   String LOG_LEVEL = "log-level";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#max-num-reconnect-tries">"max-num-reconnect-tries"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"max-num-reconnect-tries"</i> property
+   * <a name="max-num-reconnect-tries"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Specifies the maximum number or times to attempt
+   * to reconnect to the distributed system when required roles are missing.
+   * This does not apply to reconnect attempts due to a forced disconnect.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Deprecated</U>: this setting is scheduled to be removed.</p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "3"</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 5.0
    */
   String MAX_NUM_RECONNECT_TRIES = "max-num-reconnect-tries";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#max-wait-time-reconnect">"max-wait-time-reconnect"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"max-wait-time-reconnect"</i> property
+   * <a name="max-wait-time-reconnect"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Specifies the time in milliseconds to wait before each reconnect attempt when
+   * a member of the distributed system is forced out of the system and auto-reconnect
+   * is enabled (see <a href="#disable-auto-reconnect"><code>disable-auto-reconnect</code></a>) or if the deprecated required-roles
+   * feature is being used and a role-loss has triggered a shutdown and reconnect.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "60000"</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 5.0
    */
   String MAX_WAIT_TIME_RECONNECT = "max-wait-time-reconnect";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#mcast-address">"mcast-address"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"mcast-address"</i> property
+   * <a name="mcast-address"/a><p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: The IP address used for multicast
+   * networking.  If mcast-port is zero, then mcast-address is
+   * ignored.
+   * <p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "239.192.81.1"
    */
   String MCAST_ADDRESS = "mcast-address";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#mcast-flow-control">"mcast-flow-control"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"mcast-flow-control"</i> property
+   * <a name="mcast-flow-control"/a><p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Configures the flow-of-control protocol for
+   * multicast messaging.  There are three settings that are separated
+   * by commas:  byteAllowance (integer), rechargeThreshold (float) and
+   * rechargeBlockMs (integer).  The byteAllowance determines how many bytes
+   * can be sent without a recharge from other processes.  The rechargeThreshold
+   * tells receivers how low the sender's initial to remaining allowance
+   * ratio should be before sending a recharge.  The rechargeBlockMs
+   * tells the sender how long to wait for a recharge before explicitly
+   * requesting one.<p>
+   * <U>Deprecated</U>: as of 9.0 GemFire does not include a flow-of-control protocol for multicast messaging.<p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "1048576,0.25,5000"<p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 100000-maxInt, 0.1-0.5, 500-60000<p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 5.0
    */
   String MCAST_FLOW_CONTROL = "mcast-flow-control";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#mcast-port">"mcast-port"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"mcast-port"</i> property
+   * <a name="mcast-port"/a><p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: The port used for multicast networking.
+   * If zero, then multicast will be disabled and unicast messaging will
+   * be used.
+   * <p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "0"
    */
   String MCAST_PORT = "mcast-port";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#mcast-recv-buffer-size">"mcast-recv-buffer-size"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"mcast-recv-buffer-size"</i> property
+   * <a name="mcast-recv-buffer-size"/a><p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Sets the size of the socket buffer used for
+   * incoming multicast transmissions.  You should set this high if there will be
+   * high volumes of messages.
+   * <U>Default</U>: "1048576"<p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 2048..Operating System maximum<p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 5.0
    */
   String MCAST_RECV_BUFFER_SIZE = "mcast-recv-buffer-size";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#mcast-send-buffer-size">"mcast-send-buffer-size"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"mcast-send-buffer-size"</i> property
+   * <a name="mcast-send-buffer-size"/a><p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Sets the size of the socket buffer used for
+   * outgoing multicast transmissions.
+   * <U>Default</U>: "65535"<p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 2048..Operating System maximum<p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 5.0
    */
   String MCAST_SEND_BUFFER_SIZE = "mcast-send-buffer-size";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#mcast-ttl">"mcast-ttl"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"mcast-ttl"</i> property
+   * <a name="mcast-ttl"/a><p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Determines how far through your network
+   * the multicast packets used by GemFire will propagate.
+   * <U>Default</U>: "32"<p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 0..255<p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 4.1
    */
   String MCAST_TTL = "mcast-ttl";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#member-timeout">"member-timeout"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"member-timeout"</i> property
+   * <a name="member-timeout"/a><p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Sets the timeout interval, in milliseconds, used
+   * to determine whether another process is alive or not.  When another process
+   * appears to be gone, GemFire sends it an ARE-YOU-DEAD message and waits
+   * for the member-timeout period for it to respond and declare it is not dead.
+   * <p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "5000"<p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 1000-600000<p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 5.0
    */
   String MEMBER_TIMEOUT = "member-timeout";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#membership-port-range">"membership-port-range"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"membership-port-range"</i> property
+   * <a name="membership-port-range"/a><p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: The allowed range of ports for use in forming an
+   * unique membership identifier (UDP), for failure detection purposes (TCP) and
+   * to listen on for peer connections (TCP). This range is given as two numbers
+   * separated by a minus sign. Minimum 3 values in range are required to
+   * successfully startup.
+   * <p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: 1024-65535
    */
   String MEMBERSHIP_PORT_RANGE = "membership-port-range";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#memcached-bind-address">"memcached-bind-address"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"memcached-bind-address"</i> property
+   * <a name="memcached-bind-address"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Specifies the bind address used by {@link com.gemstone.gemfire.memcached.GemFireMemcachedServer}</p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""
    */
   String MEMCACHED_BIND_ADDRESS = "memcached-bind-address";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#memcached-port">"memcached-port"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"memcached-port"</i> property
+   * <a name="memcached-port"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Specifies the port used by {@link com.gemstone.gemfire.memcached.GemFireMemcachedServer}
+   * which enables memcached clients to connect and store data in GemFire distributed system.
+   * see {@link com.gemstone.gemfire.memcached.GemFireMemcachedServer} for other configuration options.</p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "0" disables GemFireMemcachedServer</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 0..65535
    */
   String MEMCACHED_PORT = "memcached-port";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#memcached-protocol">"memcached-protocol"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"memcached-protocol"</i> property
+   * <a name="memcached-protocol"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Specifies the protocol used by {@link com.gemstone.gemfire.memcached.GemFireMemcachedServer}</p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "ASCII"</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: "ASCII" "BINARY"
    */
   String MEMCACHED_PROTOCOL = "memcached-protocol";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#name">"name"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static string definition of the <i>"name"</i> property
+   * <a name="name"><p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Uniquely identifies a member in its distributed system.
+   * If two members with the same name try to join the same distributed system
+   * then the second join will fail.<p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""
    */
   String NAME = "name";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#redundancy-zone">"redundancy-zone"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"redundancy-zone"</i> property
+   * <a name="redundancy-zone"/a></p>
+   * <u>Description</u>: Defines the redundancy zone from this member. If this property is set, partitioned
+   * regions will not put two redundant copies of data in two members with the same redundancy zone setting.
+   * </p>
+   * <u>Default</u>: ""
    */
   String REDUNDANCY_ZONE = "redundancy-zone";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#remote-locators">"remote-locators"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"remote-locators"</i> property
+   * <a name="remote-locators"/a><p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: A list of locators (host and port) that a cluster
+   * will use in order to connect to a remote site in a multi-site (WAN)
+   * configuration. This attribute's value is a possibly comma separated list.
+   * <p>For each remote locator, provide a hostname and/or address
+   * (separated by '@', if you use both), followed by a port number in brackets.
+   * <p>Examples:
+   * remote-locators=address1[port1],address2[port2]
+   * <p>
+   * remote-locators=hostName1@address1[port1],hostName2@address2[port2]
+   * <p>
+   * remote-locators=hostName1[port1],hostName2[port2]<p>
+   * <p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""
    */
   String REMOTE_LOCATORS = "remote-locators";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#remove-unresponsive-client">"remove-unresponsive-client"</a>
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"remove-unresponsive-client"</i>
    * property
    */
   String REMOVE_UNRESPONSIVE_CLIENT = "remove-unresponsive-client";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#roles">"roles"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"roles"</i> property
+   * <a name="roles"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Specifies the application roles that this member
+   * performs in the distributed system. This is a comma delimited list of
+   * user-defined strings. Any number of members can be configured to perform
+   * the same role, and a member can be configured to perform any number of
+   * roles.
+   * Note that anything defined by the groups gemfire property will also be considered a role.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 5.0</p>
+   * <U>Deprecated</U>: This feature is scheduled to be removed.
+   *
+   * @deprecated : This feature is scheduled to be removed.
    */
   String ROLES = "roles";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the security prefix "security-" used in conjuntion with other security-* properties</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the security prefix "security-" used in conjunction with other security-* properties</i> property
+   * <a name="security-"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Mechanism to define client credentials.
+   * All tags with "security-" prefix is packaged together as security properties
+   * and passed as an argument to getCredentials of Authentication module.
+   * These tags cannot have null values.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: Optional</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: any string
    */
   String SECURITY_PREFIX = "security-";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#security-client-accessor">"security-client-accessor"</a>
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"security-client-accessor"</i>
    * property
    */
   String SECURITY_CLIENT_ACCESSOR = SECURITY_PREFIX + "client-accessor";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#security-client-accessor-pp">"security-client-accessor-pp"</a>
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"security-client-accessor-pp"</i>
    * property
    */
   String SECURITY_CLIENT_ACCESSOR_PP = SECURITY_PREFIX + "client-accessor-pp";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#security-client-auth-init">"security-client-auth-init"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"security-client-auth-init"</i> property
+   * <a name="security-client-auth-init"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Authentication module name for Clients that requires to act
+   * upon credentials read from the gemfire.properties file.
+   * Module must implement AuthInitialize interface.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: jar file:class name
    */
   String SECURITY_CLIENT_AUTH_INIT = SECURITY_PREFIX + "client-auth-init";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#security-client-authenticator">"security-client-authenticator"</a>
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"security-client-authenticator"</i>
    * property
    */
   String SECURITY_CLIENT_AUTHENTICATOR = SECURITY_PREFIX + "client-authenticator";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#security-client-dhalgo">"security-client-dhalgo"</a>
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"security-client-dhalgo"</i>
    * property
    */
   String SECURITY_CLIENT_DHALGO = SECURITY_PREFIX + "client-dhalgo";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#security-log-file">"security-log-file"</a>
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"security-log-file"</i>
    * property
    */
   String SECURITY_LOG_FILE = SECURITY_PREFIX + "log-file";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#security-log-level">"security-log-level"</a>
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"security-log-level"</i>
    * property
    */
   String SECURITY_LOG_LEVEL = SECURITY_PREFIX + "log-level";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#security-peer-auth-init">"security-peer-auth-init"</a>
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"security-peer-auth-init"</i>
    * property
    */
   String SECURITY_PEER_AUTH_INIT = SECURITY_PREFIX + "peer-auth-init";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#security-peer-authenticator">"security-peer-authenticator"</a>
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"security-peer-authenticator"</i>
    * property
    */
   String SECURITY_PEER_AUTHENTICATOR = SECURITY_PREFIX + "peer-authenticator";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#security-peer-verifymember-timeout">"security-peer-verifymember-timeout"</a>
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"security-peer-verifymember-timeout"</i>
    * property
    */
   String SECURITY_PEER_VERIFY_MEMBER_TIMEOUT = SECURITY_PREFIX + "peer-verifymember-timeout";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#server-bind-address">"server-bind-address"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"server-bind-address"</i> property
+   * <a name="server-bind-address"/a><p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: The IP address that this distributed system's
+   * server sockets in a client-server topology will listen on.
+   * If set to an empty string then all of the local machine's
+   * addresses will be listened on.
+   * <p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""
    */
   String SERVER_BIND_ADDRESS = "server-bind-address";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#server-ssl-ciphers">"server-ssl-ciphers"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"server-ssl-ciphers"</i> property
+   * <a name="server-ssl-ciphers"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: A space seperated list of the SSL cipher suites to enable.
+   * Those listed must be supported by the available providers.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: <code>any</code></p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String SERVER_SSL_CIPHERS = "server-ssl-ciphers";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#server-ssl-enabled">"server-ssl-enabled"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"server-ssl-enabled"</i> property
+   * <a name="server-ssl-enabled"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Specifies if server is started with separate ssl configuration.
+   * If not specified global property ssl-enabled (and its other related properties) are used
+   * to create server socket
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: <code>false</code></p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String SERVER_SSL_ENABLED = "server-ssl-enabled";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#server-ssl-keystore">"server-ssl-keystore"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"server-ssl-keystore"</i> property
+   * <a name="server-ssl-keystore"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Location of the Java keystore file containing
+   * certificate and private key.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String SERVER_SSL_KEYSTORE = "server-ssl-keystore";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#server-ssl-keystore-password">"server-ssl-keystore-password"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"server-ssl-keystore-password"</i> property
+   * <a name="server-ssl-keystore-password"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Password to access the private key from the keystore
+   * file specified by javax.net.ssl.keyStore.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String SERVER_SSL_KEYSTORE_PASSWORD = "server-ssl-keystore-password";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#server-ssl-keystore-type">"server-ssl-keystore-type"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"server-ssl-keystore-type"</i> property
+   * <a name="server-ssl-keystore-type"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: For Java keystore file format, this property has the
+   * value jks (or JKS).
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String SERVER_SSL_KEYSTORE_TYPE = "server-ssl-keystore-type";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#server-ssl-protocols">"server-ssl-protocols"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"server-ssl-protocols"</i> property
+   * <a name="server-ssl-protocols"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: A space seperated list of the SSL protocols to enable.
+   * Those listed must be supported by the available providers.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: <code>any</code></p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String SERVER_SSL_PROTOCOLS = "server-ssl-protocols";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#server-ssl-require-authentication">"server-ssl-require-authentication"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"server-ssl-require-authentication"</i> property
+   * <a name="server-ssl-require-authentication"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: If false, allow ciphers that do not require the client
+   * side of the connection to be authenticated.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: <code>any</code></p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String SERVER_SSL_REQUIRE_AUTHENTICATION = "server-ssl-require-authentication";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#server-ssl-truststore">"server-ssl-truststore"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"server-ssl-truststore"</i> property
+   * <a name="server-ssl-truststore"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Location of the Java keystore file containing the
+   * collection of CA certificates trusted by server (trust store).
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String SERVER_SSL_TRUSTSTORE = "server-ssl-truststore";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#server-ssl-truststore-password">"server-ssl-truststore-password"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"server-ssl-truststore-password"</i> property
+   * <a name="server-ssl-truststore-password"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Password to unlock the keystore file (store password)
+   * specified by javax.net.ssl.trustStore.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String SERVER_SSL_TRUSTSTORE_PASSWORD = "server-ssl-truststore-password";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#socket-buffer-size">"socket-buffer-size"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"socket-buffer-size"</i> property
+   * <a name="socket-buffer-size"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: The size of each socket buffer, in bytes.
+   * Smaller buffers conserve memory. Larger buffers can improve performance;
+   * in particular if large messages are being sent.
+   * <U>Default</U>: "32768"</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 128..16777215</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 4.1
    */
   String SOCKET_BUFFER_SIZE = "socket-buffer-size";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#socket-lease-time">"socket-lease-time"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"socket-lease-time"</i> property
+   * <a name="socket-lease-time"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: The number of milliseconds a thread
+   * can keep exclusive access to a socket that it is not actively using.
+   * Once a thread loses its lease to a socket it will need to re-acquire
+   * a socket the next time it sends a message.
+   * A value of zero causes socket leases to never expire.
+   * This property is ignored if "conserve-sockets" is true.
+   * <U>Default</U>: "15000"</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 0..600000</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 4.1
    */
   String SOCKET_LEASE_TIME = "socket-lease-time";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#start-dev-rest-api">"start-dev-rest-api"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"start-dev-rest-api"</i> property
+   * <a name="start-dev-rest-api"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: If true then developer(API) REST service will be
+   * started when cache is created. REST service can be configured using
+   * <code>http-service-port</code> and <code>http-service-bind-address</code>
+   * properties.</p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "false"</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String START_DEV_REST_API = "start-dev-rest-api";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#start-locator">"start-locator"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"start-locator"</i> property
+   * <a name="start-locator"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: A host name or bind-address and port
+   * ("host[port],peer=<true|false>,server=<true|false>")
+   * that are used to start a locator in the same process as the DistributedSystem.
+   * The locator is started when the DistributedSystem connects,
+   * and is stopped when the DistributedSystem disconnects.  To start a
+   * locator that is not tied to the DistributedSystem's lifecycle, see
+   * the {@link Locator} class in this same package.<p>
+   * <p>
+   * The peer and server parameters are optional. They specify whether
+   * the locator can be used for peers to discover each other, or for clients
+   * to discover peers. By default both are true.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "" (doesn't start a locator)
    */
   String START_LOCATOR = "start-locator";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#statistic-archive-file">"statistic-archive-file"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"statistic-archive-file"</i> property
+   * <a name="statistic-archive-file"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: The file that statistic samples are
+   * written to.  An empty string (default) disables statistic
+   * archival.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""
    */
   String STATISTIC_ARCHIVE_FILE = "statistic-archive-file";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#statistic-sample-rate">"statistic-sample-rate"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"statistic-sample-rate"</i> property
+   * <a name="statistic-sample-rate"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: The rate, in milliseconds, at which samples
+   * of the statistics will be taken.
+   * If set to a value less than 1000 the rate will be set to 1000 because
+   * the VSD tool does not support sub-second sampling.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "1000"</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 100..60000
    */
   String STATISTIC_SAMPLE_RATE = "statistic-sample-rate";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#statistic-sampling-enabled">"statistic-sampling-enabled"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"statistic-sampling-enabled"</i> property
+   * <a name="statistic-sampling-enabled"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: "true" causes the statistics to be
+   * sampled periodically and operating system statistics to be
+   * fetched each time a sample is taken.  "false" disables sampling
+   * which also disables operating system statistic collection.  Non
+   * OS statistics will still be recorded in memory and can be viewed
+   * by administration tools.  However, charts will show no activity
+   * and no statistics will be archived while sampling is
+   * disabled.
+   * Starting in 7.0 the default value has been changed to true.
+   * If statistic sampling is disabled it will also cause various
+   * metrics seen in gfsh and pulse to always be zero.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "true"</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: true|false
    */
   String STATISTIC_SAMPLING_ENABLED = "statistic-sampling-enabled";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#tcp-port">"tcp-port"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"tcp-port"</i> property
+   * <a name="tcp-port"/a><p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: A 16-bit integer that determines the tcp/ip port number to listen on
+   * for cache communications.  If zero, the operating system will select
+   * an available port to listen on.  Each process on a machine must have
+   * its own tcp-port.  Note that some operating systems restrict the range
+   * of ports usable by non-privileged users, and using restricted port
+   * numbers can cause runtime errors in GemFire startup.
+   * <p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "0"<p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 0..65535<p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 5.0
    */
   String TCP_PORT = "tcp-port";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#udp-fragment-size">"udp-fragment-size"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"udp-fragment-size"</i> property
+   * <a name="udp-fragment-size"/a><p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: When messages are sent over datagram sockets,
+   * GemFire breaks large messages down into fragments for transmission.
+   * This property sets the maximum fragment size for transmission.
+   * <U>Default</U>: "60000"<p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 1000..60000<p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 5.0
    */
   String UDP_FRAGMENT_SIZE = "udp-fragment-size";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#udp-recv-buffer-size">"udp-recv-buffer-size"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"udp-recv-buffer-size"</i> property
+   * <a name="udp-recv-buffer-size"/a><p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Sets the size of the socket buffer used for
+   * incoming udp point-to-point transmissions.  Note: if multicast is not
+   * enabled and disable-tcp is not enabled, a reduced default size of
+   * 65535 is used.
+   * <U>Default</U>: "1048576 if multicast is enabled or disable-tcp is true, 131071 if not"<p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 2048..Operating System maximum<p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 5.0
    */
   String UDP_RECV_BUFFER_SIZE = "udp-recv-buffer-size";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#udp-send-buffer-size">"udp-send-buffer-size"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"udp-send-buffer-size"</i> property
+   * <a name="udp-send-buffer-size"/a><p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Sets the size of the socket buffer used for
+   * outgoing udp point-to-point transmissions.
+   * <U>Default</U>: "65535"<p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 2048..Operating System maximum<p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 5.0
    */
   String UDP_SEND_BUFFER_SIZE = "udp-send-buffer-size";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#use-cluster-configuration">"use-cluster-configuration"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"use-cluster-configuration"</i> property
+   * <a name="use-cluster-configuration"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: This property is only applicable for data members (non client and non locator)
+   * "true" causes a member to request and uses the configuration from cluster configuration services running on dedicated locators.
+   * "false" causes a member to not request the configuration from the configuration services running on the locator(s).
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "true"</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: true or false</p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String USE_CLUSTER_CONFIGURATION = "use-cluster-configuration";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#user-command-packages">"user-command-packages"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"user-command-packages"</i> property
+   * <a name="user-command-packages"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: A comma separated list of Java packages that
+   * contain classes implementing the <code>CommandMarker</code> interface.
+   * Matching classes will be loaded when the VM starts and will be available
+   * in the GFSH command-line utility.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: <code>""</code></p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: GemFire 8.0
    */
   String USER_COMMAND_PACKAGES = "user-command-packages";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#off-heap-memory-size">"off-heap-memory-size"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"off-heap-memory-size"</i> property
+   * <a name="off-heap-memory-size"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: The total size of off-heap memory specified as
+   * off-heap-memory-size=<n>[g|m]. <n> is the size. [g|m] indicates
+   * whether the size should be interpreted as gigabytes or megabytes.
+   * By default no off-heap memory is allocated.
+   * A non-zero value will cause that much memory to be allocated from the operating
+   * system and reserved for off-heap use.
+   * </p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: <code>""</code></p>
+   * <U>Since</U>: Geode 1.0
    */
   String OFF_HEAP_MEMORY_SIZE = "off-heap-memory-size";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#redis-port">"redis-port"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"redis-port"</i> property
+   * <a name="redis-port"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Specifies the port used by {@link com.gemstone.gemfire.redis.GemFireRedisServer}
+   * which enables redis clients to connect and store data in GemFire distributed system.
+   * see {@link com.gemstone.gemfire.redis.GemFireRedisServer} for other configuration options.</p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: "0" disables GemFireMemcachedServer</p>
+   * <U>Allowed values</U>: 0..65535
    */
   String REDIS_PORT = "redis-port";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#redis-bind-address">"redis-bind-address"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"redis-bind-address"</i> property
+   * <a name="redis-bind-address"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Specifies the bind address used by {@link com.gemstone.gemfire.redis.GemFireRedisServer}</p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""
    */
   String REDIS_BIND_ADDRESS = "redis-bind-address";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#redis-password">"redis-password"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"redis-password"</i> property
+   * <a name="redis-password"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Specifies the password to authenticate a client of {@link com.gemstone.gemfire.redis.GemFireRedisServer}</p>
+   * <U>Default</U>: ""
    */
   String REDIS_PASSWORD = "redis-password";
   /**
-   * The static definition of the <a href="DistributedSystem.html#lock-memory">"lock-memory"</a>
-   * property
+   * The static String definition of the <i>"lock-memory"</i> property
+   * <a name="lock-memory"/a></p>
+   * <U>Description</U>: Include this option to lock GemFire heap and off-heap memory pages into RAM.
+   * This prevents the operating sy

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