View and set admin configurations using the command line

Last update: 2024-02-08
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A demonstration for how to view, set, and find config values with the Commerce CLI. Understand where the values are saved and also where the default values come from.

Who is this video for?

  • Adobe Commerce developers

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Some commands used in the tutorial

Change the password security setting to recommended:

$ php bin/magento config:set admin/security/password_is_forced 0

Show the email address for the sales order auto copy functionality

$ php bin/magento config:show sales_email/order/copy_to

Show the empty result for a configuration that has a value in the admin

php bin/magento config:show trans_email/ident_sales/email

Mysql queries used in the tutorial

SELECT * FROM core_config_data WHERE path = 'sales_email/order/copy_to';

SELECT * FROM core_config_data WHERE path = 'sales_email/order_comment/copy_to';

SELECT * FROM core_config_data WHERE path = 'trans_email/ident_sales/email';

Where to find the default sales email

How to find the configuration value that is defined somewhere in codebase?
grep -rnw vendor/magento/ -e 'sales@example.com'

To view a page in terminal and show line numbers cat -n vendor/magento/module-email/etc/config.xml

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