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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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The servers: setting in your bcp: section of your config is where you configure listeners for incoming BCP connections.

Required settings

The following sections are required in the bcp_server: section of your config:


Single value, type: string.

The class to implement the transport. Use mpf.core.bcp.bcp_socket_client.BCPClientSocket to use the standard MPF BCP protocol.

Optional settings

The following sections are optional in the bcp_server: section of your config. (If you don't include them, the default will be used).


Single value, type: string.

The IP to bind the server on. Starting in MPF 0.33, you can use ip: None and MPF will listen for incoming connections on all network interfaces.


Single value, type: integer. Default: 5050

The port to listen for incoming connections.

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