I've been trying to configure a custom snapshot repository within my karaf distribution configuration options.
It turned out, that it is not possible to configure the repository option via the following command:
It had no effect at all during the test execution and I was not able to pull any snapshot artefact from the Apache snapshot repository. To get this working, I had to overwrite the org.ops4j.pax.url.mvn.cfg via the following command:
Since I do not think, that this is working as intended, I would like to open a bug to track this issue. If anyone knows, how to resolve this, please let me know.