# Configuration Options

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A full list of configuration options can be seen in the Prefect config.toml. To update configuration settings you can update them in ./prefect/config.toml or by setting environment variables.

For more on configuration, you can also see the Prefect Core configuration docs.

# Connecting to a different API Endpoint

If you are running Prefect Server, you can update the server.host and server.port config settings to point to a new API endpoint.

host = ...
port = ...

As with all configuration options, you can update these using environment variables as well:


# Running Prefect with a pre-existing postgres database

If you are running Prefect Server and have a postgres instance set up elsewhere then providing a server.database.connection_url or server.database.host will allow you to connect to it:

connection_url = ...
host= ...

The connection_url format is: