Bootstrap Configuration


    Reference data on the contents of Sync Gateway’s bootstrap configuration, which determines its run time behavior.

    Pre-3.0 Legacy Configuration Equivalents

    This content describes configuration for Sync Gateway 3.0 and higher — for legacy configuration, see: Legacy Pre-3.0 Configuration


    The Sync Gateway bootstrap configuration is provisioned in a JSON format file. The configuration properties define sync gateway’s runtime behavior. See the schema below for more details on these properties.

    Sync gateway will look for the following configuration file unless you direct it otherwise:

    Use the following command to run Sync Gateway with a configuration file:

    sync_gateway sync-gateway-bootstrap.json

    Bootstrap Configuration Schema

    This schema identifies all the configurable properties.