Configuring database flags

This document explains how to configure advanced settings for your PlanetScaleDB cluster. These flags represent a subset of the options for the Vitess vtctl command.


This document describes how to configure database flags on an existing PlanetScaleDB cluster. You can also configure database flags when you first create a cluster.


To configure database flags on an existing cluster, complete the following steps:

  1. Open the Clusters view.
  2. Select a cluster.
  3. Click the settings icon.
  4. Click Edit Advanced Configuration
  5. Select Override Default.
  6. Update the setting.
  7. Click Update.

Step 1: Open the Clusters view.

When you create a new cluster, this page opens automatically. Otherwise, log in to the PlanetScale console.

Clusters view

Step 2: Select a cluster.

Click on the name of the cluster where your database will run. This will open the overview for the cluster.

Step 3: Click the settings icon.

In the cluster overview, click the Settings iconin the upper-right corner of the page.

Step 4: Click Edit Advanced Configuration.

Step 5: Select Override Default for the setting you wish to change.

Step 6: Update the setting.

For the setting or settings you wish to change, update the setting to the desired value.

Step 7: Click Update.

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