.CNF File Extension

.CNF File Extension

File Type 1

MySQL Configuration File

Developer Oracle
Popularity
4.3  |  148 Votes
Category Settings Files
Format Text

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
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Updated August 12, 2011
File Type 2

Telnet Configuration File

Developer N/A
Popularity
4.0  |  24 Votes
Category Settings Files
Format N/A

What is a CNF file?

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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