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See How to Use Deskzilla Command Line Options

deskzilla.license
Accepts: valid file path (either absolute or relative to Deskzilla installation directory)
Since: 1.2
Sets the license key to be used. If not set, the user may be asked for a license key. If set to an invalid or non-existing file, Deskzilla will not be able to start.

deskzilla.workspace
Accepts: valid directory path
Default: .Deskzilla subdirectory in the user's home dir Since: 1.2
Sets the workspace to be used. Alternatively, the workspace directory may be specified as a parameter, e.g. deskzilla.exe /home/me/myWorkspace.

deskzilla.home
Accepts: valid existing directory name
Since: 1.0
Sets the home directory for Deskzilla. If not set, the directory is guessed based on the current directory and the directory where Deskzilla executables are located.

deskzilla.debug
Accepts: true/false
Since: 1.0
If set to true, Deskzilla will give more detailed output to the console and to log files.

no.splash
Accepts: true/false
Since: 1.0
If true, Deskzilla will not show a splash screen when starting.

show.unsync.counters
Accepts: true/false
Since: 1.1
If true, unsynchronized queries will also show the number of bugs (in the database).

debug.counters
Accepts: true/false
Since: 1.1
If true, Deskzilla will log statistics about queries counting.

no.winlaf
Accepts: true/false
Since: 1.0
If true, do not patch Windows look and feel with winlaf project.

use.metal
Accepts: true/false
Since: 1.0
If true, use metal look-and-feel.

socket.timeout
Accepts: positive integer number (milliseconds)
Default: 30000
Since: 1.0.2
Defines the SO_TIMEOUT parameter for all sockets in the application. If there's no response from server for the specified amount of milliseconds (not seconds!), the connection will abort.

force.http10
Accepts: true/false
Since: 1.1
Makes Deskzilla connect to HTTP servers using HTTP/1.0 regardless of server capabilities.

force.http11
Accepts: true/false
Since: 1.1
Force HTTP/1.1. Not used.

bugzilla.dump
Accepts: all/errors
Since: 1.0.2
Makes Deskzilla log pages that are returned from Bugzilla into "bugzilla" folder under "log" folder. If set to "errors", only pages that caused exceptions or errors will be logged.

disable.new.version.check
Accepts: true/false
Since: 1.1
If true, no automatic checks for a new version of the application will be made.

font.size
Accepts: integer
Since: 1.1
Changes default font size for the application. The number corresponds to the font size of a label. If default font size of some component is different from the default size of a label, then the size will be scaled.

font.size.abs
Accepts: integer
Since: 1.1
Changes default font size for the application. Sets the specified number as the default font size for all components.

auto.sync.period
Accepts: integer
Since: 1.1
Obsolete as of: Deskzilla 1.6, JIRA Client 1.3 (use full.sync.period and quick.sync.period)
Default: 30
Sets the number of minutes between automatic resynchronization.

auto.sync.period.failed
Accepts: integer
Since: 1.1
Obsolete as of: Deskzilla 1.6, JIRA Client 1.3 (use full.sync.period.failed)
Default: 10
Sets the number of minutes between automatic resynchronization.

arial.unicode
Accepts: true/false
Since: 1.1.1
Default: unspecified
If set to true, forces Deskzilla to use font "Arial Unicode MS" instead of Tahoma. This may be needed to make Deskzilla display Chinese characters correctly.

form.combobox.drop.count
Accepts: positive integer
Since: 1.2.1
Default: OS-specific
If set, overrides the default value for the maximum number of options appearing in the drop-down box of certain comboboxes (Component, Version, Milestone, etc).

debug.httpclient
Accepts: true/false
Since: deskzilla 1.3 
Default: false
If set, allows all httpclient log messages into the application log.

bugzilla.xml.maxload
Accepts: positive integer
Since: deskzilla 1.5.1
Default: 100
Sets the maximum number of bugs requested from Bugzilla's xml.cgi with a single HTTP request. When Deskzilla needs to download more bugs, it will break download into several requests.

jira.xml.maxload
Accepts: positive integer, 10 <= maxload <= 1000
Since: jiraclient 1.3
Default: 100
Sets the default page size for loading issues in XML form from issue navigator. Note that even if you set maxload to some value, JIRA Client may in certain cases ask for larger pages in order to perform correct download.

jira.reload.stepback
Accepts: positive integer (milliseconds)
Since: jiraclient 1.3
Default: 64800000 (18 hours)
Sets the amount of time JIRA Client steps back from synchronization point when loading changed issues.

full.sync.period
Accepts: positive integer (minutes)
Since: deskzilla 1.6, jiraclient 1.3
Default: 720 (12 hours)
Sets the period of full synchronization, which loads all metadata from the server and may take some time.

full.sync.period.failed
Accepts: positive integer (minutes)
Since: deskzilla 1.6, jiraclient 1.3
Default: =full.sync.period
Sets the period between failed full sync and next full sync attempt.

quick.sync.period
Accepts: positive integer (seconds)
Since: deskzilla 1.6, jiraclient 1.3
Default: 150 (2.5 minutes)
Sets the period between quick synchronizations

jira.loadmeta.pt.max
Accepts: positive integer
Since: jiraclient 1.3
Default: 100
If the PROJECTS*TYPES number is greater than this setting, JIRA Client will not load custom fields per-project, per-issuetype. If you have large number of projects and your custom fields are highly configured (enabled for specific projects AND issue types), you might need to increase this number.

no.spellcheck
Accepts: "true"
Since: jiraclient 1.3, deskzilla 1.6; not effective in jiraclient 1.7
Default: -
Use this option to disable spell checker.

spellcheck
Accepts: "true"
Since: jiraclient 1.7
Default: -
Use this option to enable spell checker.

dz.ignore.product.defaults
Accepts: "true"
Since: deskzilla 1.6 hf 15
Default: -
Starting with version 1.6, Deskzilla sets all values on the New Bug form to the product defaults, as seen on the "New Bug" Bugzilla web page. Use this option to make Deskzilla behave like in older versions: remember the last used values for fields per project.

bugzilla.qload.noattach
Accepts: "true"
Since: deskzilla 1.6
Default: -
When set, Deskzilla will ask Bugzilla not to send attachments with xml bug info. This option may be used as a workaround to out-of-memory caused by a large attachment in XML.

bugzilla.xml.req.mindelay
Accepts: integer from 0 to 60
Since: deskzilla 1.7
Default: 0
When set to non-zero, defines the number of seconds that must pass between consecutive page load during long query download.

dz.timetracking
Accepts: "true", "false" or no-value
Since: Deskzilla 3.2.2
Default: no-value
When set to "true" or "false" overrides TimeTracking security settings. This option may be useful when Deskzilla cannot detect user's TimeTracking permissions (if the user is a member of timetrackinggroup).
"true" means the user is permitted to update TimeTracking fields, "false" means the user is not permitted.
Default no-value makes Deskzilla to attempt to automatically detect user's permissions.

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