blinkenlights.conf(5) Configuration file for the DNSSEC-Tools B<blinkenlights>


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.
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.
The font size used to display information in the blinkenlights window. If this is not specified, the default font size is 18.
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.
Toggle indicating whether or not to use color shading in blinkenlights' status column. If on, shading is enabled. If off, shading is disabled.
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.
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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