The file controls the way your application builds and deploys. Although Adobe Commerce on cloud infrastructure supports multiple applications per project, typically, a project has a single application with the file at the root of the repository.

The has many default values, see a sample file. Always review the for your installed version. This file can differ across Adobe Commerce on cloud infrastructure versions.

Use the file to define the following configuration values:

  • Properties—Define property values for application instance.
  • Variables—Review environment variables required for the application instance.
  • PHP Application—Configure runtime PHP options.
  • Workers—Create a worker instance and understand background tasks.
  • Set Cache For Static Files—Set cache time-to-live (TTL) for your media and static files.