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Defining Offline Application Settings

Define offline settings for the selected application. Offline support enables client applications to access back-end data without requiring a connection. Offline applications access data from an offline store on the client. The server moves data between the back end and the client offline store.

Context

The offline back-end connection settings determine how the server creates the initial offline store database for the client, and how the server processes requests for updates from the back end. You define offline back-end connection settings for an application by importing a configuration file prepared by a developer. You cannot update the settings using Management Cockpit. If you need to adjust any settings, you can export the file and make the updates, then remove the current configuration and re-import the file. You should only make updates to this file in collaboration with the developer.

Procedure

  1. In Management Cockpit, select Start of the navigation path Applications Next navigation step  Next navigation step Configure Next navigation step Offline Configuration End of the navigation path.
  2. Select the back-end connection you want to configure offline settings for and click Import, then browse to select a configuration file. Only INI type files can be imported.
    The connection state changes to Configured and the connection settings display in Connections Details.
    • The Defining Requests tab displays information on how the server processes requests from the back end.
    • The Client Indexes tab displays information about the indexes created on the offline store client database.
    • The Detailed Settings tab displays all the information from the imported configuration file. If you need to adjust any of these settings, you can export the file and make the updates, then remove the current configuration and re-import the file. You should only make updates to this file in collaboration with the developer.
  3. Click Save.
    When the application goes offline for the first time, the offline store is created on the server and downloaded to the client. Subsequent client refreshes will use the current offline application settings on the server.

    If you need to remove the current configuration in order to re-import a new configuration, select the connection name and click Remove. The connection state changes to No Custom Settings.