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Use

There are several configuration files for the database and the database software. You can open most of these configuration files directly using a text editor. To display configuration files that have a file ID, use Database Studio or Database Manager CLI.

More information:

File Name

File ID

Directory

Description

Installations.ini

-

<global_data>\config

On Unix and Linux only

Information about the installations and X servers on the computer

Contains the XserverAutostart flag with which you can configure the startup behavior of the installation-specific X servers.

File Name

File ID

Directory

Description

BackupTemplates.xml

DBMMDF

Run directory of the database

Definitions of backup templates for the database

cserv.pcf

-

<installation_path>\env

You can display the installation path using the dbm_getpath DBM command:

dbmcli dbm_getpath InstallationPath

For more information, see Database Manager CLI, dbm_getpath.

Default parameter file for the installation

Contains the default values, value ranges, calculation formulas, and properties of the database parameters.

More information: Properties of Database Parameters

<database_name>

PARAM

<data_path>\config

You can display the data path using the dbm_getpath DBM command:

dbmcli dbm_getpath DataPath

Binary parameter file of the database, containing the current values of the database parameters

Caution

Do not change database parameter values directly in this file, but as described in the Database Parameters section.

Changes on parameters are written to log file <database_name>.pah.

<database_name>.upc

-

<data_path>\config

User profile container of the database

Contains encrypted information about the database system administrator and the DBM operators.

For information about the users that are stored in the user profile container, use the DBM commands user_getall and user_get. More information: Database Manager CLI, Managing Database Manager Operators

dbm.cfg

DBMCFG

Run directory of the database

Database Manager configuration file for the database

Changes on dbm.cfg (performed by Database Manager automatically) are written to log file dbmcfg.his.

dbm.upc

-

Run directory of the database

Copy of the <database_name>.upc file

File Name

Directory

Description

.XUSER.62

<os_user_home>

(home directory of the operating system user who executed the XUSER command)

On Unix and Linux only

File where the XUSER entries are stored.

More information: XUSER

dbanalyzer<version>.cfg

<installation_path>\env

You can display the installation path using the dbm_getpath DBM command:

dbmcli dbm_getpath InstallationPath

Database Analyzer Configuration File

loader.cfg

<loader_application_data>\config

Loader configuration file

dbm_whitelist.cfg

Run directory of the database

Configuration file for database event manager

More information: Database Studio, Using Database Events

sdb

/etc/opt

On Unix and Linux only

Configuration file of the database software

The installation program generates this file during the installation of the database software.

Caution

Do not change this file.