Global Parameters in 6.1

MariaDB MaxScale configuration handles configuration set for the MaxScale Instance itself, the REST API, and globals settings for all other configuration units through a series of special parameters called global parameters. You can define global parameters using the configuration file (e.g., maxscale.cnf) in the [maxscale] configuration unit.

Global Parameter

Description

cachedir

Path to the directory containing cached data.

connector_plugindir

Path to MariaDB Connector C plugin directory.

datadir

Path to the data directory.

execdir

Path to directory containing executable files.

language

Path to directory containing the errmsg.sys file.

libdir

Path to the directory searched for modules.

log_augmentation

Appends logging messages with the name of the function where the message was logged (used primarily for development purposes).

logdir

Path to directory used to store log files.

maxlog

Logs messages to the log file.

module_configdir

Path to directory containing module configurations.

persistdir

Path to directory containing persistent configurations.

piddir

Path to the directory containing the PID file.

sharedir

sql_mode

Specifies SQL Mode for Query Classifier.

substitute_variables

Sets environmental variables for cofniguration files.

syslog

Logs messages to the syslog.