WEBfactory 2010

Local Settings, Database Access Section

Abstract

Check out more details about the WF2010 Studio Database Access Studio and learn how to set up a failover database server.

The Database Access section allows the user to configure Studio's access to the database. By editing the DSN value, the user can select the database, its type and server, input the required login credentials and set up a failover database server.

The DSN Builder dialog, which allows the user to enter the database details, is available when clicking on the DSN Value field.

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The Database Access section

The main view displays the available items in a grid form, having the following columns:

UI Option

Description

Name

DSN (Data Source Name). This field cannot be edited.

Value

The DSN string, with a particular data structure, that describes the connection to the database.

When clicked, the Value field opens the DSN Builder dialog, allowing the user to set up the database connection.

DSN Builder dialog

The DSN Builder dialog allows the user to enter the database details, thus creating the DSN string, required to provide access to the correct database.

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UI Option

Description

OLE DB Driver

The database management system.

Database Server

The database server can be either a local database server or a remote database server.

Database

The database to connect to. The database needs to be available on the server.

User ID

The user name required to access the database.

Password

The password required to access the database.

Failover Server

If checked, the user can select an alternative database server which will be used as a failover database server.

Check the connection

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Checks the database connection.

Accept Current Connection

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Saves the current DSN settings to the registry.