Configuration Methods

Users, groups, and transfers can be configured in several ways, all of which modify the XML file aspera.conf.

  • Manually editing aspera.conf

    Open aspera.conf in a text editor with write permission and add or edit the text in XML format. For templates of aspera.conf parameter settings, see aspera.conf - Authorization, aspera.conf - Transfer, and aspera.conf - File System. You can find aspera.conf in the following location:

  • Running asconfigurator commands

    Run asconfigurator commands from a Terminal window to automatically insert parameter settings as well-formed XML into aspera.conf. For a description of asconfigurator syntax and a list of parameters and values, see the Asconfigurator Reference. For more description of the parameters and values, see the aspera.conf references listed above.