.EXAMPLE File Extension
File TypeExample Configuration File
What is an EXAMPLE file?
Configuration file used by various programs; often uses a compound file extension such as ".conf.example;" provides a template, or example, configuration file that can be altered to include specific settings.
An example software application that uses EXAMPLE files is Splunk, an IT data collection and analysis program. For many configuration files, it provides a ".conf.example" file that provides a real-world example of the file's usage.