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Config.txt directives

This page provides an alphabetical listing of directives that can be used in the config.txt file to configure EZproxy and databases.
  • Config.txt directive conventions
    Find information about the typographic conventions used in the EZproxy config.txt directive documentation.
  • AddUserHeader
    Learn how to use the AddUserHeader EZproxy config.txt directive to include a header containing the username when proxying to a database.
  • AllowVars
    Learn how to use the AllowVars EZproxy config.txt directive to specify one or more special variables in starting point URLs.
  • AnonymousURL
    Learn how to use the AnonymousURL config.txt directive to allow users to access select content in EZproxy without authenticating.
  • Audit
    Learn how to use Audit logs view information about user and security related issues in EZproxy.
  • AuditPurge
    Learn how to use the AuditPurge config.txt directive to set a retention period for your EZproxy audit log.
  • AutoLoginIP
    Learn how to use the AutoLoginIP config.txt directive to identify computers that should be automatically logged into EZproxy.
  • AutoLoginIPBanner
    Learn how to use the AutoLoginIPBanner config.txt directive to specify that a file should be sent to the users who gained access to automatic login in EZproxy.
  • BinaryTimeout
    Learn how to use the BinaryTimeout config.txt directive to specify the number of seconds to wait before a remote web server times out when transferring binary content in EZproxy.
  • Books24x7Site
    Learn how to use the Books24x7Site config.txt directive for EZproxy to specify a site identifier to use when authenticating Books24x7.com.
  • ByteServe
    Learn how to use the ByteServe config.txt directive to take a URL specified as a case-insensitive regular expression in EZproxy.
  • CASServiceURL
    Learn how to use the config.txt directive CASServiceURL to configure EZproxy to act as a CAS server.
  • Charset
    Learn how to use the Charset config.txt directive to allow users to specify which character set is used for pages in EZproxy.
  • ClientTimeout
    Learn how to use the ClientTimeout config.txt directive for EZproxy to specify the number of seconds to wait to timeout when transferring content in the user's web browser.
  • ConnectWindow
    Learn how to use the ConnectWindow config.txt directive to link remote users to their session using the /connect endpoint in EZproxy.
  • Cookie
    Learn how to use the Cookie config.txt directive in EZproxy to preload cookie values to be sent to specific remote web servers.
  • CookieFilter
    Learn how to use the CookieFilter config.txt directive in EZproxy to specify the name of a cookie that should be blocked from passing through to remote web servers.
  • DbVar
    Learn how to use the DbVar config.txt directive for EZproxy to associate a text string with a database definition.
  • DenyIfRequestHeader
    Learn how to use the DenyIfRequestHeader config.txt directive to specify browse headers to indicate that access should be denied to EZproxy.
  • Description
    Learn how to use the Description config.txt directive to provide descriptive text for a database stanza that will display in select EZproxy web pages.
  • DNS
    Learn how to use the DNS config.txt directive to enable EZproxy to act as a DNS server.
  • DomainJavaScript (DJ)
    Learn how to use the DomainJavaScript config.txt directive to specify an Internet domain whose URLs should be rewritten by EZproxy and additional JavaScript processing should occur for pages proxied from corresponding pages.
  • Domain (D)
    Learn how to use the Domain config.txt directive to specify an Internet domain whose URLs should be rewritten by EZproxy.
  • EBLSecret
    Learn how to use the EBLSecret config.txt directive to specify a shared secretpassword from Ebook Library for authenticating EZproxy users.
  • ebrarySite
    Learn how to use the ebrarySite config.txt directive to specify configuration information to authenticate ebrary single sign-on for EZproxy.
  • EncryptVar
    Learn how to use the EncrypVar config.txt directive to specify the key used to encrypt variables sent as part of starting point URLs in EZproxy.
  • ExcludeIP
    Learn how to use the ExcludeIP config.txt directive to identify computers that have IP addresses known by your database vendors in EZproxy.
  • ExcludeIPBanner
    Learn how to use the ExcludeIPBanner config.txt directive to specify a file that should be sent to users who do not need to have their access proxied before they can access a resource through EZproxy.
  • ExtraLoginCookie
    Learn how to use the ExtraLoginCookie config.txt directive to specify one or more additional cookies that should be set during login processing in EZproxy.
  • Find & Replace
    Learn how to use the Find and Replace config.txt directives to locate and replace text in EZproxy as web pages are retrieved.
  • FirstPort
    Learn how to use the FirstPort config.txt directive to allow EZproxy to use port 2048 if no FirstPort is provided.
  • ForceHTTPSLogin
    Learn how to use the  ForceHTTPSLogin config.txt directive to redirect users to a secure login page in EZproxy.
  • FormSelect
    Learn how to use the FormSelect config.txt directive to specify an input tag for EZproxy to use with a dynamic URL form configuration.
  • FormSubmit
    Learn how to use the FormSubmit config.txt directive to specify alternate HTML display when EZproxy has to redirect a user to a URL.
  • FormVariable
    Learn how to use the FormVariable config.txt directive to protect passwords in EZproxy.
  • Gartner
    Learn how to use the Gartner config.txt directive to enable Gartner Client Internet Portal integration with EZproxy.
  • Groups
    Learn how to use the Groups config.txt directive to create groups of resources, define users and assign access in EZproxy.
  • HAName
    Learn how to use the HAName config.txt directive with the HAPeer directive to create high-availability EZproxy configurations across servers.
  • HAPeer
    Learn how to use the HAPeer config.txt directive with the HAName directive to create high availability EZproxy configuration across servers.
  • HostJavaScript (HJ)
    Learn how to use the HostJavaScript config.txt directive to specify a protocol/host/port to be written by EZproxy and the additional JavaScript processing to occur for pages proxied from the corresponding server.
  • Host (H)
    Learn how to use the Host config.txt directive to specify a protocol/host/port to be written by EZproxy.
  • HTTPHeader
    Learn how to use the HTTPHeader config.txt directive to configure EZproxy to pass through custom HTTP headers created by browser applications to pass information to EZproxy.
  • HTTPMethod
    Learn how to use the HTTPMethod config.txt directive to specify additional HTTP methods to be processed by EZproxy.
  • IncludeFile
    Learn how to use the IncludeFile config.txt directive to allow EZproxy to open a specified file and use it to configure EZproxy.
  • IncludeIP
    Learn how to use the IncludeIP config.txt directive to interact with other directives in EZproxy.
  • Interface
    Learn how to use the Interface config.txt  directive to allow the specification of source IP addresses.
  • IntruderIPAttempts
    Learn how to use the IntruderIPAttempts config.txt directive to configure a security option in EZproxy.
  • IntruderLog
    Learn how to use the IntruderLog config.txt directive to specify a limit on the number of times to log failed login attempts in EZproxy.
  • IntruderUserAttempts
    Learn how to use the IntruderUserAttempts config.txt directive to stop and discourage security breaches in EZproxy.
  • IntrusionAPI
    Learn how to use the IntrusionAPI config.txt directive to provide the option to audit or block access from pirate or hacker IP addresses in EZproxy.
  • LBPeer
    Learn how to use the LBPeer config.txt directive to specify hostnames and ports for load balanced servers in EZproxy.
  • Location
    Learn how to use the Location config.txt directive to associate IP addresses with geographic locations in EZproxy.
  • LogFile
    Learn how to use the LogFile config.txt directive to rename the default EZproxy log.
  • LogFilter
    Learn how to use the LogFilter config.txt directive to refine the data in your EZproxy logs.
  • LogFormat
    Learn how to use the LogFormat config.txt directive to customize the data recorded by EZproxy in the ezproxy.log.
  • LoginCookieDomain
    Learn how to use the LoginCookieDomain config.txt directive to specify the domain EZproxy should use when setting a session cookie during login.
  • LoginCookieName
    Learn how to use the LoginCookieName config.txt directive to specify an alternate name for the EZproxy session cookie.
  • LoginMenu
    Learn how to use the LoginMenu config.txt directive to change the default behavior of EZproxy for destination URLs.
  • LoginPort
    Learn how to use the LoginPort config.txt directive to specify a port on which EZproxy should listen for incoming requests using http.
  • LoginPortSSL
    Learn how to use the LoginPortSSL config.txt directive to specify a particular secure port for EZproxy.
  • LogSPU
    Learn how to use the LogSPU config.txt directive to create log files that only contain information about users' access to a particular starting point URL.
  • MaxConcurrentTransfers (MC)
    Learn how to use the MaxConcurrentTransfers config.txt directive to specify the number of HTTP transfers that can be active concurrently in EZproxy.
  • MaxLifetime (ML)
    Learn how to use the MaxLifetime config.txt directive to specify the maximum number of minutes an EZproxy session can be idle before it is automatically logged out.
  • MaxSessions (MS)
    Learn how to use the MaxSessions config.txt directive to specify the maximum number of user sessions that can be active simultaneously.
  • MaxVirtualHosts (MV)
    Learn how to use the MaxVirtualHosts config.txt directive to specify the maximum number of virtual web servers that EZproxy can create for proxying remote web servers.
  • MessagesFile
    Learn how to use the MessagesFile config.txt directive to specify the name of an alternate file for logging text that is normally stored in the messages.txt file in EZproxy.
  • MetaFind
    Learn how to use the MetaFind config.txt directive to specify special cookie handling for III MetaFind in EZproxy.
  • MimeFilter
    Learn how to use the MimeFilter config.txt directive to process file types that EZproxy does not process by default.
  • Name
    Learn how to use the Name config.txt directive to provide a host name in EZproxy.
  • NeverProxy
    Learn how to use the NeverProxy config.txt directive to specify a domain that should never be proxied in EZproxy.
  • Option AcceptX-Forwarded-For
    Learn how to use the Option AcceptX-Forwarded-For config.txt directive to specify which X-Forwarded-For headers EZproxy should trust.
  • Option AllowWebSubdirectories
    Learn how to use the Option AllowWebSubdirectories config.txt directive to specify that files may be served to users in EZproxy.
  • Option AnyDNSHostname
    Learn how to use the Option AnyDNSHostname config.txt directive to specify mini-DNS servers that EZproxy should respond to.
  • Option BlockCountryChange
    Learn how to use the Option BlockCountryChange config.txt directive to block users who attempt to bypass restrictions in EZproxy.
  • Option Cookie, Option DomainCookieOnly, Option NoCookie, Option CookiePassThrough
    Learn about the Option Cookie config.txt directives available in EZproxy.
  • Option CSRFToken
    Learn how to use the Option CSRFToken config.txt directive to enable logic to detect and block Cross Site Request Forgery in EZproxy.
  • Option DisableSSL40bit
    Learn how to use the Option DisableSSL40bit config.txt directive to specify SSL encryption algorithms that use only 40-bits to be disabled in EZproxy.
  • Option DisableSSLv2
    Learn how to use the Option DisableSSLv2 config.txt directive to specify that SSL version 2 handshakes should not be permitted in EZproxy.
  • Option ExcludeIPMenu
    Learn how to use the Option ExcludeIPMenu config.txt directive to specify how users access and see the EZproxy menu page.
  • Option ForceHTTPSAdmin
    Learn how to use the Option ForceHTTPSAdmin config.txt directive to specify which page is presented when using https in EZproxy.
  • Option ForceWildcardCertificate
    Learn how to use the Open ForceWildcardCertificate config.txt directive to allow EZproxy administrators to treat an installed SSL certificate as a wildcard certificate.
  • Option HideEZproxy
    Learn how to use the Option HideEZproxy config.txt directive to specify how referring URLs proxy requests with web servers.
  • Option HttpsHyphens
    Learn how to use the Option HttpsHyphens config.txt directive to change https in EZproxy.
  • Option IgnoreWildcardCertificate
    Learn how to use the Option IgnoreWildcardCertificate config.txt directive to specify that EZproxy should treat a wildcard SSL certificate as though it is a non-wildcard certificate.
  • Option IPv6
    Learn how to use the Option IPv6 config.txt directive to use IPv4 as the protocol for recognizing IP addresses.
  • Option I choose to use Domain lines that threaten the security of my network
    Learn how to use the Option I choose to use Domain lines that threaten the security of my network config.txt directive to accept unrecommended domains in EZproxy.
  • Option LoginReplaceGroups
    Learn how to use the Option LoginReplaceGroups config.txt directive to specify how group membership is assigned during authentication in EZproxy.
  • Option LogReferer
    Learn how to use the Option LogReferer config.txt  directive to specify if EZproxy should record its attempts at performing referring URL authentication.
  • Option LogSAML
    Learn how to use the Option LogSAML config.txt directive to tell EZproxy how to store copies of SAML during Shibboleth authentication for debugging.
  • Option LogSession
    Learn how to use the Option LogSession config.txt directive with other log directives in EZproxy.
  • Option LogSPUEdit
    Learn how to use the Option LogSPUEdit config.txt directive to log transformations to Starting Point URLs in EZproxy.
  • Option LogUser
    Learn how to use the Option LogUser config.txt directive to specify the username provided while logging into EZproxy with other log directives.
  • Option MenuByGroups
    Learn how to use the Option MenuByGroups config.txt directive to specify that the EZproxy Menu Page should only display database stanzas that match the groups assigned to the user.
  • Option MetaEZproxyRewriting
    Learn how to use the Option MetaEZproxyRewriting config.txt directive to specify that a special HTML meta tag may appear in HTML to direct EZproxy to disable its URL rewriting.
  • Option NoCookie
    Find information about the EZproxy config.txt directive Option NoCookie.
  • Option NoHideEZproxy
    Find information about the EZproxy config.txt directive Option NoHideEZproxy.
  • Option NoHttpsHyphens
    Find information about the EZproxy config.txt directive Option NoHttpsHyphens.
  • Option NoMetaEZproxyRewriting
    Find information about the EZproxy config.txt directive Option NoMetaEZproxyRewriting.
  • Option NoProxyFTP
    Find information about the EZproxy config.txt directive Option NoProxyFTP.
  • Option NoUTF16
    Find information about the EZproxy config.txt directive Option NoUTF16.
  • Option NoX-Forwarded-For
    Find information about the EZproxy config.txt directive Option NoX-Forwarded-For.
  • Option ProxyByHostname
    Learn how to use the Option ProxyByHostname config.txt directive to specify that EZproxy should operate in proxy by hostname.
  • Option ProxyFTP
    Learn how to use the Option ProxyFTP config.txt directive to support the retrieval of FTP files.
  • Option RecordPeaks
    Learn how to use the Option RecordPeaks config.txt directive to enable recording of select operational values to messages.txt as they reach peak values in EZproxy.
  • Option RedirectUnknown
    Find information about the EZproxy config.txt directive Option RedirectUnknown.
  • Option ReferInHostname
    Learn how to use the Option ReferInHostname config.txt directive to specify that when EZproxy is creating a referring URL to authenticate the user into a remote web server.
  • Option RelaxedRADIUS
    Learn how to use the Option RelaxedRADIUS config.txt directive to specify that RADIUS responses may be accepted from any IP address in EZproxy.
  • Option RequireAuthenticate
    Learn how to use the Option RequireAuthenticate config.txt directive to allow machines that fall within ExcludeIP ranges to be treated as though they are remote instead of local in EZproxy.
  • Option SafariCookiePatch
    Learn how to use the Option SafariCookiePatch config.txt directive to specify that EZproxy should use an alternate method to store its session cookie for users of the Safari browser.
  • Option StatusUser
    Learn how to use the Option StatusUser config.txt directive to direct EZproxy to display the username associated with a login session on the Server Status page.
  • Option TicketIgnoreExcludeIP
    Learn how to use the Option TicketIgnoreExcludeIP config.txt directive to specify that users who are sent to EZproxy with a ticket should always be logged in.
  • Option UnsafeRedirectUnknown
    Find information about the Option UnsafeRedirectUnknown config.txt directive.
  • Option UsernameCaretN
    Learn how to use the Option UsernameCaretN config.txt directive to configure username login options.
  • Option UTF16
    Learn how to use the Option UTF16 config.txt directive to specify that content sent using UTF-16 is transformed into UTF-8 and processed by EZproxy.
  • Option X-Forwarded-For
    Learn how to use the Option X-Forwarded-For config.txt directive to configure IP address forwarding addresses in EZproxy.
  • OverDriveSite
    Learn how to use the OverDriveSite config.txt directive to allow EZproxy to authenticate to OverDrive content.
  • P3P
    Learn how to use the P3P config.txt directive to configure Platform for Privacy Preferences in EZproxy.
  • PDFRefresh
    Learn how to use the PDFRefresh config.txt  directive to manage how PDF documents display in EZproxy.
  • PDFRefreshPre & PDFRefreshPost
    Learn how to use the PDFRefreshPre and PDFRefreshPost config.txt directives to manage the display of PDFs in EZproxy.
  • PidFile
    Learn how to use the PidFile config.txt directive to manage the guardian process in EZproxy.
  • ProxyHostnameEdit
    Learn how to use the ProxyHostnameEdit config.txt directive to specify rules for renaming hostnames in EZproxy.
  • Proxy & ProxySSL
    Learn how to use Proxy and ProxySSL config.txt directives to specify a proxy server for EZproxy.
  • RADIUSRetry
    Learn how to use the RADIUSRetry config.txt directive to configure the timeout time for RADIUS authentication in EZproxy.
  • RedirectSafe
    Learn how to use the RedirectSafe config.txt directive to identify web sites that do not need to be proxied in EZproxy.
  • Referer
    Learn how to use the Referer config.txt directive to direct EZproxy to use the referring URL instead of proxied access.
  • RejectIP
    Learn how to use the RejectIP config.txt directive to block access from specific addresses in EZproxy.
  • RemoteIPHeader, RemoteIPInternalProxy & RemoteIPTrustedProxy
    Find information about using Remote config.txt directives in EZproxy.
  • RemoteTimeout
    Learn how to use the RemoteTimeout config.txt directive to specify the length of time to wait for a remote server to respond when transferring rewritten content in EZproxy.
  • RunAs
    Learn how to use the RunAs config.txt directive to configure EZproxy running on Linus to start up automatically.
  • ShibbolethDisable
    Learn how to use the ShibbolthDisable config.txt directive to specify a version of Shibboleth that should not be allowed for authentication to EZproxy.
  • SkipPort
    Learn how to use the SkipPort config.txt directive to identify ports on which EZproxy should never attempt to create virtual web servers.
  • SPUEdit
    Learn how to use the SPUEdit config.txt directive to allow EZproxy to control the starting point URL to which users are directed.
  • SPUEditVar
    Learn how to use the SPUEditVar config.txt directive to assign values to variables that are used with SPUEdit directives in EZproxy.
  • SSLCipherSuite
    Find information about the SSLCipherSuite config.txt directive in EZproxy.
  • SSLHonorCipherOrder
    Find information about the SSLHonorCipherOrder config.txt directive.
  • SSLOpenSSLConfCmd
    Find information about the SSLOpenSSLConfCmd config.txt directive.
  • SSOUsername
    Learn about how to use the SSOUsername config.txt directive to specify what value to release for a username in EZproxy.
  • Title
    Learn how to use the Title config.txt directive to start a new database stanza and specify a title to associate with the stanza in EZproxy.
  • TokenKey
    Learn how to use the TokenKey config.txt directive to specify a token key for authentication to Books24x7.com in EZproxy.
  • TokenSignatureKey
    Learn how to use the TokenSignatureKey config.txt directive to specify the token signature key to authenticate to Books24x7.com in EZproxy.
  • UMask
    Learn how to use the UMask config.txt directive to mutually control who is able to access EZproxy files.
  • URLAppendEncoded (replaced by URL -Append -Encoded)
    Find information about the URLAppendEncoded config.txt directive for EZproxy.
  • URLRedirectAppendEncoded (replaced by URL -Redirect -Append -Encoded)
    Find information about the URLRedirectAppendEncoded config.txt directive for EZproxy.
  • URLRedirectAppend (replaced by URL -Redirect -Append)
    Find information about the URLRedirectAppend config.txt directive for EZproxy.
  • URLRedirect (replaced by URL -Redirect)
    Find information about the URLRedirect config.txt directive for EZproxy.
  • URL (version 1)
    Learn how to use the URL (version 1) config.txt directive to specify the main entry point URL for a database in EZproxy.
  • URL (version 2)
    Learn how to use the URL (version 2) config.txt directive to to access a remote web server based on EZproxy communicating with a remote server.
  • URL (version 3)
    Learn how to use the URL (version 3) config.txt directive to construct a web browser form to bring a user into a web server in EZproxy.
  • UsageLimit
    Learn how to use the UsageLimit config.txt directive to set limits on EZproxy usage.
  • Validate
    Learn how to use the Validate config.txt directive to specify a username and password to submit using HTTP basic authentication in EZproxy.
  • WhitelistIP
    Learn how to use the WhitelistIP config.txt directive to allow any number of address ranges to be whitelisted in EZproxy.
  • XDebug
    Learn how to use the XDebug config.txt directive to enable the recording of diagnostics to messages.txt in EZproxy.

 

 

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