How do I use Spring Property Placeholder with Camel XML
We do NOT yet support the
However you can use the <endpoint/> element to define endpoints which does support the property resolving which you can then refer to by name, using the Ref component as shown below (notice the ref: in the uri):
Camel does not yet fully support property placeholders as there is a limitation in Spring. See JIRA SPR-4466
Bridge Spring and Camel property placeholders
From Camel 2.10 onwards you can bridge Spring and Camel property placeholders, see Using PropertyPlaceholder for more details.
Here is a trick that you can use to define the uri in a property file using Spring injection and Camel endpoint : http://cmoulliard.blogspot.com/2009/05/trick-to-pass-uri-declared-in-property.html.
From Camel 2.3 onwards there is a Properties component build in Camel core which allows you to use properties in the same way as Spring property placeholders, and even more.