It can be hard to keep track of all the configuration interfaces. The Control Panel’s Configuration section houses a lot of the higher level (for example, system and instance scoped) configuration options. This section considers the configuration options dealing with the System scope. Configuration at the system level affects all the Virtual Instances of Liferay in the system. If you’re not sure what a Virtual Instance is, read the section on Setting Up a Liferay Instance.
There are several Control Panel sections with system scoped configurations:
System Settings is the primary location for system configuration.
Server Administration contains some lower-level server configuration options, such as logging.
Get started by learning about System Settings.