matrix.conf - matrix.pl configuration file
matrix.conf is the setup configuration file for matrix.pl if you want
to add an html frontend to dbeacon’s dumped xml file. Configuration
variable are perl variables, used to dynamically modify the behavior of
$dumpfile = string;
Required variable. The path to dbeacon’s xml dump file.
$historydir = string;
This is where the history round robin database (rrd) will be
stored. Be sure to have enough place to store it (about 30Mb per
$verbose = integer;
Set it to 1 if you want a verbose output of the xml file
$title = string;
The title of the generated html page. It can be anything as long
as it respect the html syntax.
$page_title = string;
The page title of the generated html page, that is the title
which appears in the titlebar of your browser.
$default_hideinfo = integer;
Whether you want or not to display the IPv4/IPv6 source info on
the web page by default.
$default_what = string;
The default matrix view on the html page, different view are
‘asmorssm’, ‘both’, ‘asm’.
$history_enabled = integer;
Whether you want or not to enable rrd history logging. This
option requires the RRDs perl module (lib-perl-rrds) in Debian.
$css_file = string;
Specify a CSS file to be used instead of the embedded default.
$dump_update_delay = integer;
The delay between each dbeacon xml dump. This is used to detect
out of date data.
$flag_url_format = string;
A format that specifies the base URL to be used for displaying
$default_ssm_group = string;
The default SSM joining channel used by dbeacon.
$debug = integer;
Used for debugging.
$matrix_link_title = integer;
Displays a tooltip for each matrix cell that shows the current
row/column crossing. This option is only available when
$history_enabled is 1.
$default_full_matrix = integer;
Whether you want to have a condensed or a full view of the
matrix by default.
$faq_page = string;
The base URL for the Frequently Asked Questions page.
Should be reported to the core developer Hugo Santos
matrix.conf is the configuration file from matrix.pl and is a joint
work of Hugo Santos, Sebastien Chaumontet and Mickael Hoerdt. It has
been done in the early days of the m6bone, when nobody knew if the SPTs
or RPTs were being used between hosts and also to evaluate the
performance and deployment of SSM.
User Manuals matrix.conf(5)