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Dapr configurations are settings that enable you to change the behavior of individual Dapr application sidecars or globally on the system services in the Dapr control plane. An example of a per Dapr application sidecar setting is configuring trace settings. An example of a Dapr control plane setting is mutual TLS which is a global setting on the Sentry system service.
Read this page for a list of all configuration options.