- The region database must exist on an available database server.
- You should know the name and location of the region's startup definition file.
Use the following procedure to add an existing region database to the Administration user Interface.
Tree pane of the
Enterprise Server for .NET, select
Regions, and in the
Actions pane, click
The Define Region dialog box appears.
Database Server Instance field, select the database server to use from the list, or type your server name in the field. Click
For example, for a SQL Server Express installation on the local machine, type
Enterprise Server for .NET connects to the database server and confirms the connection. The
Define Region dialog box lists the available regions on the selected database server.
Select the region to add.
Define Region dialog box displays options for the region startup file location. Valid locations are:
- Local machine
- Select when the startup file is located on a drive on the local machine.
- Startup Server machine
- Select when the startup file is located on another network machine. You would use this option when, from your local machine,
you want to create and manage regions on a remote machine.
- Cross-region database
- Select when the startup file is in the cross-region database of the database server instance that you specified earlier. This
is the preferred option for a production or a scale-out environment.
Browse button to locate and select the region startup file in the location that you specified. Click
OK to load it.
The region appears under the
Regions item in the user interface.