Edit configuration flags
Adding and modifying configuration flags for your YB-Master and YB-TServer nodes in a YugabyteDB universe allows you to resolve issues, improve performance, and customize functionality.
For more information about the available configuration flags, see the following:
Modify configuration flags
You can modify configuration flags by opening the universe in the YugabyteDB Anywhere UI and clicking Actions > Edit Flags to open the G-Flags dialog shown in the following illustration:
Use the Flags dialog to do all or some of the following, as per your requirements:
Click Add Flags > Add to Master to open the Add to Master dialog, then select the flag you want to add to YB-Master and set its value, as per the following illustration:
Click Add Flags > Add to T-Server to open the Add to T-Server dialog, then select the flag you want to add to YB-TServer and set its value.
Use Add as JSON > Add to Master and Add as JSON > Add to T-Server to import flags in bulk. The flags must be defined as key-value pairs in a JSON format via the in the Add to T-Server or Add to Master dialog, as per the following illustration:
Use the FLAG NAME column to find the flag you want to modify and perform all or some of the following:
Click the Edit Flag icon for either MASTER VALUE or T-SERVER VALUE to open the Edit Flag Value dialog, as per the following illustration, change the value in the Flag Value field and then click Confirm:
To delete the flag's value, click the Remove Value icon for either MASTER VALUE or T-SERVER VALUE or both.
Repeat the preceding procedures for every flag that needs modifications.
Modify the flag upgrade type.
Add configuration flags
You can add configuration flags when you are creating a new universe, as follows:
- Navigate to either Dashboard or Universes and click Create Universe.
- Complete the required sections of the Create Universe page.
- When you reach G-Flags, perform steps described in Modify configuration flags.