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SWITCHD.CONF(5) File Formats Manual SWITCHD.CONF(5)

switch daemon configuration file

switchd.conf is the configuration file for the switch daemon, switchd(8).
switchd.conf files is divided into the following main sections:
User-defined variables may be defined and user later, simplifying the configuration file.
Global Configuration
Global runtime settings for switchd(8).
The current line can be extended over multiple lines using a backslash (‘\’). Comments can be put anywhere in the file using a hash mark (‘#’), and extend to the end of the current line. Care should be taken when commenting out multi-line text: the comment is effective until the end of the entire block.
Argument names not beginning with a letter, digit, or underscore must be quoted.
Additional configuration files can be included with the include keyword, for example:
include "/etc/switchd.conf.local"

Macros can be defined that will later be expanded in context. Macro names must start with a letter, digit, or underscore, and may contain any of those characters. Macro names may not be reserved words (for example, directory, log, or root). Macros are not expanded inside quotes.
For example:
listen on $ext_ip

The following options can be set globally:
address [
] [
port port
Set the listen address and port to accept connections from remote OpenFlow switches. Secure connections can be enabled with the optional tls keyword.

The following example is a typical one.
listen on port 6633

switchctl(8), switchd(8)
June 18, 2018 OpenBSD-current