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Installation and Configuration
Installation : Performing an OpenEdge Installation in Windows : Running the Progress Dynamics Configuration Utility : Editing Progress Dynamics files
Editing Progress Dynamics files
Typical of installations that use Progress Dynamics, you want to connect to the Progress Dynamics Repository database over a network. This type of configuration requires that you edit your services file to identify the service name and a port number for the icfdb Repository database.
The first time you install Progress Dynamics, assign a port number to the Repository Database server in the Windows services file. Subsequent OpenEdge uninstalls do not remove this entry. Therefore, you need to perform this task once.
To edit your services file:
1. In a text editor, open your services file. By default, the services file is in the C:\WINNT\System32\drivers\etc\directory. (In Windows XP Professional, the directory is C:\WINDOWS\System32\drivers\etc\.)
2. Assign port numbers, using the following format:
service_name   port_number/tcp
The service_name is the name you specify with the -S parameter when you start the database. The port_number is a unique four-digit number (one that is not already assigned to another service in the file). For example:
icfdb   8000/tcp
3. Add an additional line for each of your application databases, using a unique service name and a unique port number for each one.
4. Save and close the services file.
Caution: You cannot start two Repositories if both have the same service name (icfdb for example). If you need to run more than one Repository database, each version must have a different service name and a different port number.