Configuration¶

The format of this file is INI-style (name=value, divided into [sections]). Names are case insensitive. All values which are filenames can have shell-style tildes (~) in them. All values which are relative filenames are interpreted to be relative to the Pyzor homedir. All of these options can be overridden by command-line arguments.

It is recommended to use the provided sample configuration. Simply copy it in pyzor’s homedir, remove the .sample from the name and alter any configurations you prefer.

client configuration¶

ServersFile
Must contain a newline-separated list of server addresses to report/whitelist/check with. All of these server will be contacted for every operation. See Servers File.
AccountsFile
File containing information about accounts on servers. See Accounts.
LogFile
If this is empty then logging is done to stdout.
LocalWhitelist
Specify the local whitelist file name.
Timeout
This options specifies the number of seconds that the pyzor client should wait for a response from the server before timing out.
Style
Specify the message input style. See Input Style.
ReportThreshold
If the number of reports exceeds this threshold then the exit code of the pyzor client is 0.
WhitelistThreshold
If the number of whitelists exceed this threshold then exit code of the pyzor client is 1.

server configuration¶

Port
Port to listen on.
LogFile
File to contain server logs.
SentryDSN
If set add a SentryHandler to the log file.
SentryLogLevel
Set the log level for the SentryHandler. (default is WARN)
UsageLogFile
File to contain server usage logs (information about each request).
UsageSentryDSN
If set add a SentryHandler to the usage log file.
UsageSentryLogLevel
Set the log level for the usage SentryHandler. (default is WARN)
PidFile
This file contain the pid of the pyzord daemon when used with the –detach option.
PasswdFile
File containing a list of user account information. See Accounts.
AccessFile
File containing information about user privileges. See Access File.
Gevent
If set to true uses the gevent library.
Engine
Then engine type to be used for storage. See Engines.
DigestDB
The database connection information. Format varies depending on the engine used. See Engines.
CleanupAge
The maximum age of a record before it gets removed (in seconds). To disable this set to 0.
PreFork
The number of workers the pyzor server should start. The server will pre-fork itself and split handling the requests among all workers. This is disabled by default.
If set to true, the pyzor server will use multi-threading to serve requests.