Configuration Options

The functionality and features of CKAN can be modified using many different configuration options. These are generally set in the CKAN configuration file, but some of them can also be set via Environment variables or at runtime.

Environment variables

Some of the CKAN configuration options can be defined as Environment variables on the server operating system.

These are generally low-level critical settings needed when setting up the application, like the database connection, the Solr server URL, etc. Sometimes it can be useful to define them as environment variables to automate and orchestrate deployments without having to first modify the configuration file.

These options are only read at startup time to update the config object used by CKAN, but they won’t we accessed any more during the lifetime of the application.

CKAN environment variables names match the options in the configuration file, but they are always uppercase and prefixed with CKAN_ (this prefix is added even if the corresponding option in the ini file does not have it), and replacing dots with underscores.

This is the list of currently supported environment variables, please refer to the entries in the configuration file section below for more details about each one:

    'sqlalchemy.url': 'CKAN_SQLALCHEMY_URL',
    'ckan.datastore.write_url': 'CKAN_DATASTORE_WRITE_URL',
    'ckan.datastore.read_url': 'CKAN_DATASTORE_READ_URL',
    'solr_url': 'CKAN_SOLR_URL',
    'ckan.site_id': 'CKAN_SITE_ID',
    'ckan.site_url': 'CKAN_SITE_URL',
    'ckan.storage_path': 'CKAN_STORAGE_PATH',
    'ckan.datapusher.url': 'CKAN_DATAPUSHER_URL',
    'smtp.server': 'CKAN_SMTP_SERVER',
    'smtp.starttls': 'CKAN_SMTP_STARTTLS',
    'smtp.user': 'CKAN_SMTP_USER',
    'smtp.password': 'CKAN_SMTP_PASSWORD',
    'smtp.mail_from': 'CKAN_SMTP_MAIL_FROM'

Updating configuration options during runtime

CKAN configuration options are generally defined before starting the web application (either in the configuration file or via Environment variables).

A limited number of configuration options can also be edited during runtime. This can be done on the administration interface or using the config_option_update() API action. Only sysadmins can edit these runtime-editable configuration options. Changes made to these configuration options will be stored on the database and persisted when the server is restarted.

Extensions can add (or remove) configuration options to the ones that can be edited at runtime. For more details on how to this check Making configuration options runtime-editable.

CKAN configuration file

By default, the configuration file is located at /etc/ckan/default/development.ini or /etc/ckan/default/production.ini. This section documents all of the config file settings, for reference.


After editing your config file, you need to restart your webserver for the changes to take effect.


Unless otherwise noted, all configuration options should be set inside the [app:main] section of the config file (i.e. after the [app:main] line):



use = egg:Paste#http
host =
port = 5000

# This setting will not work, because it's outside of [app:main].
ckan.site_logo = /images/masaq.png

# This setting will work.
ckan.plugins = stats text_view recline_view

If the same option is set more than once in your config file, the last setting given in the file will override the others.

General Settings



debug = False

Default value: False

This enables Pylons’ interactive debugging tool, makes Fanstatic serve unminified JS and CSS files, and enables CKAN templates’ debugging features.


This option should be set to False for a public site. With debug mode enabled, a visitor to your site could execute malicious commands.

Repoze.who Settings



who.timeout = 3600

Default value: None

This defines how long (in seconds) until a user is logged out after a period of inactivity. If the setting isn’t defined, the session doesn’t expire. Not active by default.


Default value: True

This determines whether the HttpOnly flag will be set on the repoze.who authorization cookie. The default in the absence of the setting is True. For enhanced security it is recommended to use the HttpOnly flag and not set this to False, unless you have a good reason for doing so.

Example: = True

Default value: False

This determines whether the secure flag will be set for the repoze.who authorization cookie. If True, the cookie will be sent over HTTPS. The default in the absence of the setting is False.

Database Settings



sqlalchemy.url = postgres://tester:pass@localhost/ckantest3

This defines the database that CKAN is to use. The format is:

sqlalchemy.url = postgres://USERNAME:PASSWORD@HOST/DBNAME



ckan.datastore.write_url = postgresql://ckanuser:pass@localhost/datastore

The database connection to use for writing to the datastore (this can be ignored if you’re not using the DataStore extension). Note that the database used should not be the same as the normal CKAN database. The format is the same as in sqlalchemy.url.



ckan.datastore.read_url = postgresql://readonlyuser:pass@localhost/datastore

The database connection to use for reading from the datastore (this can be ignored if you’re not using the DataStore extension). The database used must be the same used in ckan.datastore.write_url, but the user should be one with read permissions only. The format is the same as in sqlalchemy.url.




Custom sqlalchemy config parameters used to establish the DataStore database connection.

To get the list of all the available properties check the SQLAlchemy documentation



ckan.datastore.default_fts_lang = english

Default value: english

This can be ignored if you’re not using the DataStore extension.

The default language used when creating full-text search indexes and querying them. It can be overwritten by the user by passing the “lang” parameter to “datastore_search” and “datastore_create”.



ckan.datastore.default_fts_index_method = gist

Default value: gist

This can be ignored if you’re not using the DataStore extension.

The default method used when creating full-text search indexes. Currently it can be “gin” or “gist”. Refer to PostgreSQL’s documentation to understand the characteristics of each one and pick the best for your instance.



ckan.datastore.sqlsearch.enabled = False

Default value: True

This option allows you to disable the datastore_search_sql action function, and corresponding API endpoint if you do not wish it to be activated.

Site Settings



ckan.site_url =

Default value: (an explicit value is mandatory)

Set this to the URL of your CKAN site. Many CKAN features that need an absolute URL to your site use this setting.


It is mandatory to complete this setting


If you want to mount CKAN at a path other than /, then this setting should reflect that, but the URL you mount it at is determined by your apache config (your WSGIScriptAlias path) (or equivalent for other servers).


This setting should not have a trailing / on the end.



apikey_header_name = API-KEY

Default value: X-CKAN-API-Key & Authorization

This allows another http header to be used to provide the CKAN API key. This is useful if network infrastructure blocks the Authorization header and X-CKAN-API-Key is not suitable.



ckan.cache_expires = 2592000

Default value: 0

This sets Cache-Control header’s max-age value.



ckan.page_cache_enabled = True

Default value: False

This enables CKAN’s built-in page caching.


Page caching is an experimental feature.



ckan.cache_enabled = True

Default value: None

Controls if we’re caching CKAN’s static files, if it’s serving them.



ckan.use_pylons_response_cleanup_middleware = true

Default value: true

This enables middleware that clears the response string after it has been sent. This helps CKAN’s memory management if CKAN repeatedly serves very large requests.



ckan.static_max_age = 2592000

Default value: 3600

Controls CKAN static files’ cache max age, if we’re serving and caching them.



ckan.tracking_enabled = True

Default value: False

This controls if CKAN will track the site usage. For more info, read Page View Tracking.

Authorization Settings

More information about how authorization works in CKAN can be found the Organizations and authorization section.



ckan.auth.anon_create_dataset = False

Default value: False

Allow users to create datasets without registering and logging in.



ckan.auth.create_unowned_dataset = False

Default value: True

Allow the creation of datasets not owned by any organization.



ckan.auth.create_dataset_if_not_in_organization = False

Default value: True

Allow users who are not members of any organization to create datasets, default: true. create_unowned_dataset must also be True, otherwise setting create_dataset_if_not_in_organization to True is meaningless.



ckan.auth.user_create_groups = False

Default value: True

Allow users to create groups.



ckan.auth.user_create_organizations = False

Default value: True

Allow users to create organizations.



ckan.auth.user_delete_groups = False

Default value: True

Allow users to delete groups.



ckan.auth.user_delete_organizations = False

Default value: True

Allow users to delete organizations.



ckan.auth.create_user_via_api = False

Default value: False

Allow new user accounts to be created via the API.



ckan.auth.create_user_via_web = True

Default value: True

Allow new user accounts to be created via the Web.



ckan.auth.roles_that_cascade_to_sub_groups = admin editor

Default value: admin

Makes role permissions apply to all the groups down the hierarchy from the groups that the role is applied to.

e.g. a particular user has the ‘admin’ role for group ‘Department of Health’. If you set the value of this option to ‘admin’ then the user will automatically have the same admin permissions for the child groups of ‘Department of Health’ such as ‘Cancer Research’ (and its children too and so on).

Search Settings



ckan.site_id = my_ckan_instance

CKAN uses Solr to index and search packages. The search index is linked to the value of the ckan.site_id, so if you have more than one CKAN instance using the same solr_url, they will each have a separate search index as long as their ckan.site_id values are different. If you are only running a single CKAN instance then this can be ignored.

Note, if you change this value, you need to rebuild the search index.



solr_url =

Default value:

This configures the Solr server used for search. The Solr schema found at that URL must be one of the ones in ckan/config/solr (generally the most recent one). A check of the schema version number occurs when CKAN starts.

Optionally, solr_user and solr_password can also be configured to specify HTTP Basic authentication details for all Solr requests.


If you change this value, you need to rebuild the search index.

Example: = true

Default value: true

Make all changes immediately available via the search after editing or creating a dataset. Default is true. If for some reason you need the indexing to occur asynchronously, set this option to false.


This is equivalent to explicitly load the synchronous_search plugin.

Example: = false

Default value: true

Make ckan commit changes solr after every dataset update change. Turn this to false if on solr 4.0 and you have automatic (soft)commits enabled to improve dataset update/create speed (however there may be a slight delay before dataset gets seen in results).

Example: = true

Default value: false

Controls whether the default search page (/dataset) should show only standard datasets or also custom dataset types.



search.facets.limit = 100

Default value: 50

Sets the default number of searched facets returned in a query.



search.facets.default = 10

Default number of facets shown in search results. Default 10.



ckan.extra_resource_fields = alt_url

Default value: None

List of the extra resource fields that would be used when searching.

CORS Settings

Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) can be enabled and controlled with the following settings:



ckan.cors.origin_allow_all = True

This setting must be present to enable CORS. If True, all origins will be allowed (the response header Access-Control-Allow-Origin is set to ‘*’). If False, only origins from the ckan.cors.origin_whitelist setting will be allowed.



ckan.cors.origin_whitelist =

A space separated list of allowable origins. This setting is used when ckan.cors.origin_allow_all = False.

Plugins Settings



ckan.plugins = disqus datapreview googleanalytics follower

Default value: stats text_view recline_view

Specify which CKAN plugins are to be enabled.


If you specify a plugin but have not installed the code, CKAN will not start.

Format as a space-separated list of the plugin names. The plugin name is the key in the [ckan.plugins] section of the extension’s For more information on plugins and extensions, see Extending guide.


The order of the plugin names in the configuration file influences the order that CKAN will load the plugins in. As long as each plugin class is implemented in a separate Python module (i.e. in a separate Python source code file), the plugins will be loaded in the order given in the configuration file.

When multiple plugins are implemented in the same Python module, CKAN will process the plugins in the order that they’re given in the config file, but as soon as it reaches one plugin from a given Python module, CKAN will load all plugins from that Python module, in the order that the plugin classes are defined in the module.

For simplicity, we recommend implementing each plugin class in its own Python module.

Plugin loading order can be important, for example for plugins that add custom template files: templates found in template directories added earlier will override templates in template directories added later.


Fix CKAN’s plugin loading order to simply load all plugins in the order they’re given in the config file, regardless of which Python modules they’re implemented in.



ckan.datastore.enabled = True

Default value: False

Controls if the Data API link will appear in Dataset’s Resource page.


This setting only applies to the legacy templates.



ckanext.stats.cache_enabled = True

Default value: True

This controls if we’ll use the 1 day cache for stats.



ckan.resource_proxy.max_file_size = 1048576

Default value: 1048576 (1 MB)

This sets the upper file size limit for in-line previews. Increasing the value allows CKAN to preview larger files (e.g. PDFs) in-line; however, a higher value might cause time-outs, or unresponsive browsers for CKAN users with lower bandwidth. If left commented out, CKAN will default to 1 MB.



ckan.resource_proxy.chunk_size = 8192

Default value: 4096

This sets size of the chunk to read and write when proxying. Raising this value might save some CPU cycles. It makes no sense to lower it below the page size, which is default.

Front-End Settings



ckan.site_title = Open Data Scotland

Default value: CKAN

This sets the name of the site, as displayed in the CKAN web interface.



ckan.site_description = The easy way to get, use and share data

Default value: (none)

This is for a description, or tag line for the site, as displayed in the header of the CKAN web interface.



ckan.site_intro_text = Nice introductory paragraph about CKAN or the site in general.

Default value: (none)

This is for an introductory text used in the default template’s index page.



ckan.site_about = A _community-driven_ catalogue of _open data_ for the Greenfield area.

Default value:

<p>CKAN is the world’s leading open-source data portal platform.</p>

<p>CKAN is a complete out-of-the-box software solution that makes data
accessible and usable – by providing tools to streamline publishing, sharing,
finding and using data (including storage of data and provision of robust data
APIs). CKAN is aimed at data publishers (national and regional governments,
companies and organizations) wanting to make their data open and available.</p>

<p>CKAN is used by governments and user groups worldwide and powers a variety
of official and community data portals including portals for local, national
and international government, such as the UK’s <a href=""></a>
and the European Union’s <a href=""></a>,
the Brazilian <a href=""></a>, Dutch and
Netherland government portals, as well as city and municipal sites in the US,
UK, Argentina, Finland and elsewhere.</p>

<p>CKAN: <a href=""></a><br />
CKAN Tour: <a href=""></a><br />
Features overview: <a href=""></a></p>

Format tips:

  • multiline strings can be used by indenting following lines
  • the format is Markdown


Whilst the default text is translated into many languages (switchable in the page footer), the text in this configuration option will not be translatable. For this reason, it’s better to overload the snippet in home/snippets/about_text.html. For more information, see Theming guide.



ckan.main_css = /base/css/my-custom.css

Default value: /base/css/main.css

With this option, instead of using the default main.css, you can use your own.



ckan.favicon =

Default value: /images/icons/ckan.ico

This sets the site’s favicon. This icon is usually displayed by the browser in the tab heading and bookmark.



ckan.legacy_templates = True

Default value: False

This controls if the legacy genshi templates are used.


This is only for legacy code, and shouldn’t be used anymore.



ckan.datasets_per_page = 10

Default value: 20

This controls the pagination of the dataset search results page. This is the maximum number of datasets viewed per page of results.



package_hide_extras = my_private_field other_field

Default value: (empty)

This sets a space-separated list of extra field key values which will not be shown on the dataset read page.


While this is useful to e.g. create internal notes, it is not a security measure. The keys will still be available via the API and in revision diffs.



ckan.dataset.show_apps_ideas = false

Default value: true

When set to false, or no, this setting will hide the ‘Apps, Ideas, etc’ tab on the package read page. If the value is not set, or is set to true or yes, then the tab will shown.


This only applies to the legacy Genshi-based templates


If there is a page which allows you to download a dump of the entire catalogue then specify the URL here, so that it can be advertised in the web interface. For example:

ckan.dumps_url =

For more information on using dumpfiles, see db: Manage databases.


If there is a page which allows you to download a dump of the entire catalogue then specify the format here, so that it can be advertised in the web interface. dumps_format is just a string for display. Example:

ckan.dumps_format = CSV/JSON


The version of Recaptcha to use, for example:

ckan.recaptcha.version = 1

Default Value: 1

Valid options: 1, 2


The public key for your Recaptcha account, for example:

ckan.recaptcha.publickey = 6Lc...-KLc

To get a Recaptcha account, sign up at:


The private key for your Recaptcha account, for example:

ckan.recaptcha.privatekey = 6Lc...-jP

Setting both ckan.recaptcha.publickey and ckan.recaptcha.privatekey adds captcha to the user registration form. This has been effective at preventing bots registering users and creating spam packages.



ckan.gravatar_default = monsterid

Default value: identicon

This controls the default gravatar avatar, in case the user has none.



ckan.debug_supress_header = False

Default value: False

This configs if the debug information showing the controller and action receiving the request being is shown in the header.


This info only shows if debug is set to True.

Resource Views Settings



ckan.views.default_views = image_view webpage_view recline_grid_view

Default value: image_view recline_view

Defines the resource views that should be created by default when creating or updating a dataset. From this list only the views that are relevant to a particular resource format will be created. This is determined by each individual view.

If not present (or commented), the default value is used. If left empty, no default views are created.


You must have the relevant view plugins loaded on the ckan.plugins setting to be able to create the default views, eg:

ckan.plugins = image_view webpage_view recline_grid_view ...

ckan.views.default_views = image_view webpage_view recline_grid_view



ckan.preview.json_formats = json

Default value: json

JSON based resource formats that will be rendered by the Text view plugin (text_view)



ckan.preview.xml_formats = xml rdf rss

Default value: xml rdf rdf+xml owl+xml atom rss

XML based resource formats that will be rendered by the Text view plugin (text_view)



ckan.preview.text_formats = text plain

Default value: text plain text/plain

Plain text based resource formats that will be rendered by the Text view plugin (text_view)

Theming Settings


HTML content to be inserted just before </head> tag (e.g. extra stylesheet)


ckan.template_head_end = <link rel="stylesheet" href="" type="text/css">

You can also have multiline strings. Just indent following lines. e.g.:

ckan.template_head_end =
 <link rel="stylesheet" href="/css/extra1.css" type="text/css">
 <link rel="stylesheet" href="/css/extra2.css" type="text/css">


This is only for legacy code, and shouldn’t be used anymore.



ckan.template_title_deliminater = |

Default value: -

This sets the delimiter between the site’s subtitle (if there’s one) and its title, in HTML’s <title>.



extra_template_paths = /home/okfn/brazil_ckan_config/templates

To customise the display of CKAN you can supply replacements for the Genshi template files. Use this option to specify where CKAN should look for additional templates, before reverting to the ckan/templates folder. You can supply more than one folder, separating the paths with a comma (,).

For more information on theming, see Theming guide.



extra_public_paths = /home/okfn/brazil_ckan_config/public

To customise the display of CKAN you can supply replacements for static files such as HTML, CSS, script and PNG files. Use this option to specify where CKAN should look for additional files, before reverting to the ckan/public folder. You can supply more than one folder, separating the paths with a comma (,).

For more information on theming, see Theming guide.

Storage Settings


ckan.storage_path = /var/lib/ckan

Default value: None

This defines the location of where CKAN will store all uploaded data.


ckan.max_resource_size = 100

Default value: 10

The maximum in megabytes a resources upload can be.


ckan.max_image_size = 10

Default value: 2

The maximum in megabytes an image upload can be.



ofs.impl = pairtree

Default value: None

Defines the storage backend used by CKAN: pairtree for local storage, s3 for Amazon S3 Cloud Storage or google for Google Cloud Storage. Note that each of these must be accompanied by the relevant settings for each backend described below.

Deprecated, only available option is now pairtree. This must be used nonetheless if upgrading for CKAN 2.1 in order to keep access to your old pairtree files.



ofs.storage_dir = /data/uploads/

Default value: None

Only used with the local storage backend. Use this to specify where uploaded files should be stored, and also to turn on the handling of file storage. The folder should exist, and will automatically be turned into a valid pairtree repository if it is not already.

Deprecated, please use ckan.storage_path. This must be used nonetheless if upgrading for CKAN 2.1 in order to keep access to your old pairtree files.

DataPusher Settings



ckan.datapusher.formats = csv xls

Default value: csv xls xlsx tsv application/csv application/ application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet

File formats that will be pushed to the DataStore by the DataPusher. When adding or editing a resource which links to a file in one of these formats, the DataPusher will automatically try to import its contents to the DataStore.



ckan.datapusher.url =

DataPusher endpoint to use when enabling the datapusher extension. If you installed CKAN via Installing CKAN from package, the DataPusher was installed for you running on port 8800. If you want to manually install the DataPusher, follow the installation instructions.

Activity Streams Settings



ckan.activity_streams_enabled = False

Default value: True

Turns on and off the activity streams used to track changes on datasets, groups, users, etc



ckan.activity_streams_email_notifications = False

Default value: False

Turns on and off the activity streams’ email notifications. You’d also need to setup a cron job to send the emails. For more information, visit Email notifications.



ckan.activity_list_limit = 31

Default value: infinite

This controls the number of activities to show in the Activity Stream. By default, it shows everything.



ckan.email_notifications_since = 2 days

Default value: infinite

Email notifications for events older than this time delta will not be sent. Accepted formats: ‘2 days’, ‘14 days’, ‘4:35:00’ (hours, minutes, seconds), ‘7 days, 3:23:34’, etc.



ckan.hide_activity_from_users = sysadmin

Hides activity from the specified users from activity stream. If unspecified, it’ll use ckan.site_id to hide activity by the site user. The site user is a sysadmin user on every ckan user with a username that’s equal to ckan.site_id. This user is used by ckan for performing actions from the command-line.

Feeds Settings



ckan.feeds.author_name = Michael Jackson

Default value: (none)

This controls the feed author’s name. If unspecified, it’ll use ckan.site_id.



ckan.feeds.authority_name =

Default value: (none)

The domain name or email address of the default publisher of the feeds and elements. If unspecified, it’ll use ckan.site_url.

Example: = 2012-03-22

Default value: (none)

A string representing the default date on which the authority_name is owned by the publisher of the feed.

Internationalisation Settings



ckan.locale_default = de

Default value: en (English)

Use this to specify the locale (language of the text) displayed in the CKAN Web UI. This requires a suitable mo file installed for the locale in the ckan/i18n. For more information on internationalization, see Translating CKAN. If you don’t specify a default locale, then it will default to the first locale offered, which is by default English (alter that with ckan.locales_offered and ckan.locales_filtered_out.



ckan.locales_offered = en de fr

Default value: (none)

By default, all locales found in the ckan/i18n directory will be offered to the user. To only offer a subset of these, list them under this option. The ordering of the locales is preserved when offered to the user.



ckan.locales_filtered_out = pl ru

Default value: (none)

If you want to not offer particular locales to the user, then list them here to have them removed from the options.



ckan.locale_order = fr de

Default value: (none)

If you want to specify the ordering of all or some of the locales as they are offered to the user, then specify them here in the required order. Any locales that are available but not specified in this option, will still be offered at the end of the list.



ckan.i18n_directory = /opt/locales/i18n/

Default value: (none)

By default, the locales are searched for in the ckan/i18n directory. Use this option if you want to use another folder.



ckan.18n.extra_directory = /opt/ckan/extra_translations/

Default value: (none)

If you wish to add extra translation strings and have them merged with the default ckan translations at runtime you can specify the location of the extra translations using this option.



ckan.18n.extra_gettext_domain = mydomain

Default value: (none)

You can specify the name of the gettext domain of the extra translations. For example if your translations are stored as i18n/<locale>/LC_MESSAGES/ you would want to set this option to somedomain



ckan.18n.extra_locales = fr es de

Default value: (none)

If you have set an extra i18n directory using ckan.18n.extra_directory, you should specify the locales that have been translated in that directory in this option.



ckan.display_timezone = Europe/Zurich

Default value: UTC

By default, all datetimes are considered to be in the UTC timezone. Use this option to change the displayed dates on the frontend. Internally, the dates are always saved as UTC. This option only changes the way the dates are displayed.

The valid values for this options [can be found at pytz]( (pytz.all_timezones). You can specify the special value server to use the timezone settings of the server, that is running CKAN.



ckan.root_path = /my/custom/path/{{LANG}}/foo

Default value: (none)

By default, the URLs are formatted as /some/url, when using the default locale, or /de/some/url when using the “de” locale, for example. This lets you change this. You can use any path that you want, adding {{LANG}} where you want the locale code to go.


ckan.resource_formats = /path/to/resource_formats

Default value: ckan/config/resource_formats.json

The purpose of this file is to supply a thorough list of resource formats and to make sure the formats are normalized when saved to the database and presented.

The format of the file is a JSON object with following format:

["Format", "Description", "Mimetype", ["List of alternative representations"]]

Please look in ckan/config/resource_formats.json for full details and and as an example.

Form Settings


The URL to redirect the user to after they’ve submitted a new package form, example:

package_new_return_url =<NAME>

This is useful for integrating CKAN’s new dataset form into a third-party interface, see Form Integration.

The <NAME> string is replaced with the name of the dataset created.


The URL to redirect the user to after they’ve submitted an edit package form, example:

package_edit_return_url =<NAME>

This is useful for integrating CKAN’s edit dataset form into a third-party interface, see Form Integration.

The <NAME> string is replaced with the name of the dataset that was edited.


A url pointing to a JSON file containing a list of license objects. This list determines the licenses offered by the system to users, for example when creating or editing a dataset.

This is entirely optional - by default, the system will use an internal cached version of the CKAN list of licenses available from the

More details about the license objects - including the license format and some example license lists - can be found at the Open Licenses Service.


licenses_group_url = file:///path/to/my/local/json-list-of-licenses.json
licenses_group_url =

Email Settings



smtp.server =

Default value: None

The SMTP server to connect to when sending emails with optional port.



smtp.starttls = True

Default value: None

Whether or not to use STARTTLS when connecting to the SMTP server.



smtp.user =

Default value: None

The username used to authenticate with the SMTP server.



smtp.password = yourpass

Default value: None

The password used to authenticate with the SMTP server.



smtp.mail_from =

Default value: None

The email address that emails sent by CKAN will come from. Note that, if left blank, the SMTP server may insert its own.



email_to =

Default value: None

This controls where the error messages will be sent to.



error_email_from = paste@localhost

Default value: None

This controls from which email the error messages will come from.