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Configuring Ory services

Ory services share the same configuration system. This page documents the details and edge cases that apply to all Ory services.

To find out more about configuring the individual services head to their corresponding sections.

Setting configuration values via environmental variables and flags


Boolean values are parsed using strconv.ParseBool.


Parsing for all numeric types is done using strconv.ParseFloat.

String/Numeric arrays

Configuration keys that require arrays expect comma separated lists as defined by the csv package. Numeric arrays will firstly be parsed to string arrays. Every item is then parsed to a number as described above.

The whole csv string might be enclosed by square brackets.