You use <keyword>=<value> to specify options for a seed entry. (Blank spaces before and after the equal sign (=) are not permitted.) The <keyword>=<value> options for a seed entry may be arranged in any order, and they may span several lines for an entry. Here is an example of a seed entry that begins with a hostname that includes a v4v6 suffix:


The first character of a comment line is the pound sign (#). For example:

# The seed file is used to import top-level network systems.

To make your seed file more readable, you can include blank lines and comments.