This part of the documentation will focus on the configuration of your Shout server. Start by locating the
config.js file in the Shout folder.
To quickly open the config:
$ shout config
This setting can be either
false. Public servers require no authentication. This is the default mode. Set to
false to enable user login.
Listen to connections only from this host. Default
0.0.0.0 will allow connections from anyone.
The port to listen on.
You can override this setting by starting Shout like this:
shout start --port 80
This setting should point to a stylesheet in your Shout folder. If you want to create your own theme, it’s recommended that you add your own stylesheet to
Use this setting to override the default
HOME location. The home folder is where Shout will locate the
cache/ folder. Leaving this field empty will default to
Change how the logs will be stored. Remember that logging has to be turned on per user, in their own
These are the placeholder values displayed in the Connect form: