To add and set the SM_AUTHORITY environment variable in the file in the BASEDIR/smarts/local/conf directory:

  1. Use sm_edit to open the file.

    sm_edit conf/
  2. Add the environment variable and its value by using the following syntax:

  3. Save the file and close it.

    Any program started after this point will use the applicable environment variables specified in the file. programs that are already running need to be restarted for any new environment variable to take effect.