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Configuration file for the DNSSEC-Tools B.

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blinkenlights.conf - Configuration file for the DNSSEC-Tools B<blinkenlights> program.


This file contains configuration information for the DNSSEC-Tools blinkenlights program. These configuration data are used as default values The module is used to parse this configuration file. A line in this file contains either a comment or a configuration entry. Comment lines start with either a '#' character or a ';' character. Comment lines and blank lines are ignored by the DNSSEC-Tools programs. Configuration entries are in a keyword/value format. The keyword is a character string that contains no whitespace. The value is a tokenized list of the remaining character groups, with each token separated by a single space. True/false flags must be given a true or false value. True values are: 1, "yes", "on". False values are: 0, "no", "off".

Configuration Records

The following records are recognized by blinkenlights. colors Toggle indicating whether or not to use different background colors for blinkenlights zone stripes. If on, different colors will be used. If off, the skipcolor value will be used. fontsize The font size used to display information in the blinkenlights window. If this is not specified, the default font size is 18. modify Toggle indicating whether or not to allow access to blinkenlights' zone-modification commands. These commands are the GUI's front-end to some of rollerd's commands. If on, the commands are enabled. If off, the commands are disabled. shading Toggle indicating whether or not to use color shading in blinkenlights' status column. If on, shading is enabled. If off, shading is disabled. showskip Toggle indicating whether or not to display skipped zones in blinkenlights' window. If on, skipped zones are displayed. If off, skipped zones are not displayed. skipcolor The background color to use in displaying skipped zones. If this is not specified, the default color is grey.

Example File

The following is an example blinkenlights.conf configuration file. # # DNSSEC-Tools configuration file for blinkenlights # # Recognized values: # colors use different colors for stripes (toggle) # fontsize size of demo output font # modify allow modification commands (toggle) # shading shade the status columns (toggle) # showskip show skipped zones (toggle) # skipcolor color to use for skip records fontsize 24 modify no colors on skipcolor orange showskip 1 shading yes
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Wayne Morrison,


blinkenlights(8), rollerd(8)
perl v5.22.1 2016-01-22 BLINKENLIGHTS.CONF(5)