Tech Tip: Editor used for configuration file editing

Document created by BarbM Employee on Jan 11, 2017
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Hi All


Please can I ask you to pay attention to the editor you use for making changes to configuration files.

So use Notepad for Windows and vi for Unix.

Means no extra characters are placed in the file.

Example carriage return.

If you were to view the file in Notepad++ and do a View - Show Symbol - Show All Characters

Say if carriage return was inserted into the file you would see


instead of just



Kind Regards