[META]section of each
<database name>.inifile are written to the
metatable of the corresponding Ensembl database when it is created during the initial assembly import step. Often it is convenient to add to or amend these entries after the initial import, for example to set suggested search terms after importing blastp or InterProScan results, but note that values such as production name, species url and assembly name cannot be changed in this way after the initial import.
-uflag to update metadata: