Add params to camunda in docker


I have camunda (7.15) running in docker (image: camunda/camunda-bpm-platform) and I need to add a param “restrictUserOperationLogToAuthenticatedUsers=false” (History and Audit Event Log | I found this post on the forum: Turning off user operation log authentication restriction fails to log unauthenticated user-operations - #2 by Ingo_Richtsmeier
How can I add this param to the camunda running in docker?

I highly appreciate any feedback from you.

Hi @mitmafiy
You can update configuration files inside the container using docker volumes.
I would suggest you take a look at the Camunda Platform Docker Images project on Github to get an understanding of how it’s built and specifically on the Change Configuration Files section in your case.


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thank you for your quick response.
Yes, of course, I looked at the project on github.
I add the following into block:

<process-engine name="default">
	<property name="restrictUserOperationLogToAuthenticatedUsers">false</property>

in bpm-platform.xml and mounted this file into a docker conteiner. But I’m not sure, I add it into right file/block.

I think you might need to have <process-application> around the properties.


in the file bpm-platform.xml, there is no such block. I found it into /camunda/webapps/camunda-invoice/WEB-INF/classes/META-INF/processes.xml. Do I need add the parameter into this file?

Yes, I personally never tried to update this property but I would try to set it “processes.xml”.
You can get more details on the processes.xml configuration file and syntax here -
The processes.xml Deployment Descriptor | and processes.xml |

Thanks for this case. I also have the same case.

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