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Command Line

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Command Line

Command Line Options

Brilliant Database can be started with the next command line parameters:

  • -user:Unknown block: USERNAME# - defines the user name, who will work with the database. If the user does not exist, the welcome screen will be displayed;
  • -password:Unknown block: PASSWORD# - defines the user password;
  • -share - defines that on opening the database it should be shared (so that it becomes available for work by the network, learn more...);
  • -port:Unknown block: PORT_NUMBER - defines over which port the database should be shared. If this parameter is not defined, the standard port 6420 is used. Learn more...;
  • -close - if this check box is selected, the program will be closed after loading the database and executing all "On Load" Timers;
  • Unknown block: DATABASE_PATH - path to the database to work with is always specified at the end of the command line.

Note. As user name and password can contain space characters, always end the "-user" and "-password" parameters with character #.

Examples

BDB_Server.exe C:\Mydb.bbd

Simply opens the "C:\Mydb.bbd" database.

BDB_Server.exe -share C:\Mydb.bbd

Opens the database and makes it available for work by the network.

BDB_Server.exe -share -port:6427 C:\Mydb.bbd

Opens the database and makes it available for work by the network over port 6427.

BDB_Server.exe -user:Tom# -password:123# C:\Mydb.bbd

Opens the database with the user Tom logged on who has password 123.

BDB_Server.exe -user:Administrator# -password:zx432# -share C:\Mydb.bbd

Opens the database with Administrator logged on who has password zx432, and makes the database available for work by the network.

BDB_Server.exe -close C:\Mydb.bbd

Opens the database, executes load timers and closes it.



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