Set up a file store After creating a file store, you must set up the encryption.properties. Update the edgeencryption.properties file. Change to the <installation directory>/conf/ directory. Open the edgeencryption.properties file. Enter the properties for the file store. You have this set of properties for each encryption key stored in a file. A number is appended to each property to make the properties unique. For example, edgeencryption.encrypter.type.1. Table 1. Properties for a file-type key store Property Description edgeencryption.keyfile.directory Specifies the directory where key files are stored. An example for a file system key store. edgeencryption.keyfile.directory=keys Save and close the edgeencryption.properties file.