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Startup Command and Parameter Reference
Startup Parameter Descriptions : Save Temp Files (-t)

Save Temp Files (-t)

Use Save Temp Files (-t) to make temporary files visible on UNIX.
Operating system and syntax
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Maximum value
Minimum value
Single-user default
Multi-user default
Client Session
Typically, temporary files (LBInumber, SRTnumber, PGEnumber, DBInumber, RCDnumber, and TRPnumber) are invisible (unlinked on UNIX) when OpenEdge is running. In these filenames, number is the process ID of the user's OpenEdge session. The -t parameter also makes the entries visible after OpenEdge aborts. However, if OpenEdge aborts, delete the temporary files yourself.
With or without the -t parameter, OpenEdge always deletes the temporary files when it terminates normally.
If you are running a Windows ABL client against a database with transparent data encryption enabled, be aware that encrypted table data is stored in decrypted form inside the OpenEdge temporary files. Protect the OpenEdge temporary files, as well as any application-generated temporary files, using operating system security such as built-in file encryption or a third party products.
You cannot use Save Temp Files (-t) with an encryption-enabled database. If you try to start an encryption-enabled database with -t, the following error occurs:
Connection to an encrypted database is not permitted with -t. (15389)