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BuildBuddy Flags

There are several configuration options that are not in the BuildBuddy configuration file. These are:

  • --config_file The path to a config.yaml file from which to read configuration options.
  • --listen The interface that BuildBuddy will listen on. Defaults to (all interfaces)
  • --port The port to listen for HTTP traffic on. Defaults to 8080.
  • --grpc_port The port to listen for gRPC traffic on. Defaults to 1985.
  • --monitoring_port The port to listen for Prometheus metrics requests on. Defaults to 9090.

Configuration options as flags

Additionally any configuration option can also be specified as a flag instead using dot notation.

For example the following configuration option:

data_source: "mysql://user:password@tcp("

Would be specified as a flag like so: