A RepositorySettings files needs to be available to all components in a Bit Repository system, as it describes the contract for the system.
The RepositorySettings format is specified in the RepositorySettings.xsd schema definition.
For at template including desciptions of the individual elements see these example RepositorySettings.
Not all parts of the settings file are relevant for all components, so irrelevant parts may be removed when distributed to the different components. This may introduce errors, so it is recommended to distribute the full RepositorySettings file to all repository participants.