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How to configure backup Database? For both ODBC and JDBC connections


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During installation , if user choose to configure only primary database which will be used for both ODBC and JDBC connections, user can use the steps given here to configure the backup database.


To configure a backup database, modify the [arcot/db/backupdb] section of <ARCOT_HOME>\conf\arcotcommon.ini file

Required parameters in this file are as follows:

  1. Datasource - The name of the data source as defined in ODBC.
  2. URL - The name of the JDBC data source.
  3. Username - The username corresponding to Datasource.

NOTE: The password corresponding to Username needs to be securely stored in securestore.enc with value of Datasource as the key. Use the dbutil utility to achieve this.


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