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This page is reference material which explains every setting and option for this section of an MPF yaml config file. See the instructions for config files for formatting and other details. See our guide to config file examples for more examples of real configs in action.
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bcp: section of your config file controls how the MPF core engine
communicates with the standalone media controller.
There's a default
bcp: section in the default
system-wide defaults section that should be fine to get started, and
then you can override it if needed for a specific situation:
bcp: connections: local_display: host: localhost port: 5050 type: mpf.core.bcp.bcp_socket_client.BCPClientSocket required: true exit_on_close: true servers: url_style: ip: 127.0.0.1 port: 5051 type: mpf.core.bcp.bcp_socket_client.BCPClientSocket debug: false
The following sections are optional in the
bcp: section of your
config. (If you don't include them, the default will be used).
List of one (or more) values, each is a type: bcp_connection:. Defaults to empty.
The connections: section is where you can specify the connections the MPF core engine will make to standalone media controllers. MPF supports connecting to multiple media controllers simultaneously which is why you can add multiple entries here.
Single value, type:
Set this to true to see more debug messages in the log.
List of one (or more) values, each is a type: bcp_server:. Defaults to empty.
The servers: section is where you can specify bcp server instances which can be connected from other processes. For instance, this is used for the service cli. MPF supports connecting to multiple servers simultaneously which is why you can add multiple entries here.
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