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Setting Up OpenEdge Management or OpenEdge Explorer for the First Time : Defining OpenEdge Management monitors for previously scripted databases : Adding a managed database

Adding a managed database

Click Add Database. The Database Migration Utility page appears.
Note: Any field name in red requires a value; all other fields are optional. For a description of the fields, click Help.
To add the managed database:
1. Choose the database AdminServer in the AdminServer field.
2. Enter the name of the database you want to display in the Database Display Name field.
3. Enter the database path and filename associated with the physical database in the Database Path and Filename field.
4. Optionally provide values to add database arguments, using either or both of these methods:
*In the Parameter File Name field, enter the name of the parameter file (.pf) that contains database argument values if you have overriding arguments defined for database brokers.
*Enter the database argument values explicitly in the Other Database Broker Arguments field. If you want to specify a port for the database, type -S and then the port number.
If the port specified for the database is 0, then the database is considered non-networked. It will not be monitored by OpenEdge Management.
Note that you can enter any miscellaneous, non-AdminServer-recognized arguments using either of the previous methods.
Values set using the parameter file method can be overridden by the values specified in the Other Database Broker Arguments field. Processing difficulties related to these values are handled as follows:
*If an argument cannot be mapped to a unique property in the file, it is appended to the Other Args property. (If you are working with OpenEdge Management, any unmapped arguments are displayed in an alert box when you submit the Getting Started page.)
*If an error occurs either when the database configuration is created or when the database resource is created, the configuration is not added to the database properties file (, and the resource is not created.
5. Select one of the Database Broker Type options to indicate the type of client that is allowed to connect to the broker: 4GL brokers allow only ABL client connections and SQL brokers allow SQL Explorer or other SQL client connections. The default option, Both, allows ABL and SQL clients.
Remember that the client type choice you make here is honored only when you have installed the proper licenses for that client.
6. Select AutoStart Database Broker to start the database broker automatically when the AdminServer is started.
7. Select Watch Dog Process (WDOG) to start a watchdog process for the database.
The following are Enterprise-only options that are automatically started only if the database broker is also automatically started:
*Select After Image Process (AIW) to start an after-image writer for the database.
*Select Before Image Process (BIW) to start a before-image writer for the database.
*Enter a numeric value in the Asynchronous Page Writers (APW) field to define the number of asynchronous page writers to start. The default value is 1.
Note: If you are running the Workgroup database, the default value for each of the writers is zero, and you cannot change it.