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Installation and Configuration
Installation : Performing an OpenEdge Installation in Windows : Running the Progress Dynamics Configuration Utility : Starting a development session
 
Starting a development session
The DCU must run again to apply other upgrade procedures and to update data sets for the newly created icfdb. The DCU automatically runs again when you start a session that has administrative privileges. By default, you can run the development session (ICFdev) with administrative privileges. When the DCU ran the first time, it wrote information to the Repository, which it now uses to complete the upgrade.
To update data sets, Progress Dynamics applies Application Dynamic Object (ADO) files to the Repository. ADO files are XML documents that have a .ado filename extension.
After you complete the tasks described in Editing Progress Dynamics files, you should be able to start a session that connects to the icfdb that the DCU upgraded.
To start an administrative session:
1. Start the DB servers for the newer version of Progress Dynamics, if they are not already running.
2. Start an administrative session, logging in as admin.
Note: No password is required.
If you start a Progress Dynamics Development session from a desktop shortcut, check the properties to make sure that the value of ICFSESSTYPE is set to your administrative session type (usually ICFDev). Also, verify that the -ini and -pf parameters point to the Release initialization and startup parameter files. For example:
C:\Progesss\OpenEdge\bin\prowin32.exe -p icfstart.p
-pf "C:\Progress\OpenEdgeicf.pf"
-ini "C:\Progress\OpenEdge\bin\icf.ini"
-icfparam ICFSESSTYPE=ICFDev
After you log in, the DCU starts, runs the upgrade programs, and applies ADOs. The DCU displays a status window that indicates its progress.
This phase of the upgrade involves running a large number of procedures, and it can be very time consuming. The actual duration depends on the size and complexity of your application.