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.CNF File Extension

File Type 1MySQL Configuration File

DeveloperMySQL
Popularity
4.3 (110 Votes)
CategorySettings Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

What is a CNF file?

Configuration file used by MySQL, an open source relational database program; contains settings such as the default character encoding, timeouts, and cache and buffer settings; often modified to fine-tune performance depending on the use of the database.

More Information

The MySQL configuration file has the name my.cnf. It is most often located in the /etc/ directory. The file is saved in a plain text format.

Common CNF Filenames

my.cnf - The primary MySQL configuration file located in the /etc/ directory by default.

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Programs that open CNF files
Windows
MySQL
Mac
MySQL
Linux
MySQL
Updated 8/12/2011

File Type 2Telnet Configuration File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
3.9 (18 Votes)
CategorySettings Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

.CNF File Association 2

Stores information used to make a telnet connection, such as the server name, username, and password; serves as a shortcut for common telnet sessions.

Programs that open CNF files
Windows
Windows Telnet
Mac
Mac OS X Terminal
Updated 2006

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