The standard host/platform variations of the initialization filenames are also supported. See INI Filenaming for details.
Download or view the default
services.ini file here:
The root section may contain keys which will determine the default value of keys which may be over-ridden in each service's section.
Every other section in the file is a service section with the name of the service specified as the section. Example:
These keys may be specified in the root section where they will determine the default value for the same key in each service section. Additionally, these keys be specified within in each service section if the default value is not acceptable for that service.
|See Enumerated Values
|Minimum severity for log entries
|Number of bytes to use for service thread (0=automatic)
|Maximum number of simultaneous clients allowed (0=unlimited)
|The maximum length of the queue of pending connections
Options bit-field values are also supported (TLS support added in 3.17)
In addition to the common keys, each service section may include some or all of the following keys:
false to temporarily disable this service
|The name of the protocol serviced by this service
|IP address list or blank
|Comma separated list of <IP address>:<port> pairs of the network interface to bind to. If the port is left out, the port in the
Port key is used. For IPv6 addresses, it needs to be enclosed in square brackets [ ] if a port is specified (ie: [::]:6667)
0.0.0.0,:: would listen on all IPv4 and IPv6 addresses using the port specified in the
0.0.0.0,::,192.168.0.1:7000,[fd0b:71d1:a7f3::1]:7000 would bind to ports specified in the
Port key for all interfaces and also port 7000 on the internal networks.
|Any valid command-line
|The command-line to execute to start this service
|TCP or UDP port number serviced by this service
|Any valid hostname
|Hostname for which this service should be executed
|Any valid hostname
|Hostname for which this service should not be executed