Moera tools configuration file is named
.moerc and located in the current user’s
home directory. It is strongly recommended to make it readable by the owner only
(on Unix-like systems, set file permissions to
The file has INI format, similar to the following:
[default] [moera.blog] domain = moera.blog node-name = lamed token = zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz [local] domain = localhost.localdomain:8082 naming-server = development node-name = balu-dev secret = ooooooooooooooooooooooooo
Each section of the configuration file corresponds to a particular provider or
server and contains settings specific to that provider. But if you often administer
several nodes at the same provider, you can create a separate section for each node.
A special section
[default] contains the default settings for all providers.
naming-server = <URL> | main | development | dev
URL of the Moera naming server to be used. A special keyword
main means the Moera
main naming server (
naming.moera.org). A special keyword
means Moera development naming server (
This is the only variable that may appear in the
domain = <domain name>
The domain provider is located at. Usually each node located at the provider gets a subdomain of this domain. Moera tools use this fact to select a provider automatically by the node URL.
node-name = <name>
The name of the node that is used by default if no node is specified in the command line.
node-url = <URL>
URL of the node that is used by default if no node is specified in the command
line. If both
node-url are specified,
node-url has a priority.
secret = <root secret>
Secret to be used to authenticate as a root admin.
token = <token>
Token to be used to authenticate as a node admin.