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SQL Anywhere 11.0.0 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » Administering Your Database » SQL Anywhere graphical administration tools

 

Checking for software updates

You can configure SQL Anywhere to notify you when updates, such as EBFs and maintenance releases, become available. By default, SQL Anywhere does not check for software updates.

Checking for updates automatically

Sybase Central, Interactive SQL, and the SQL Anywhere Console utility (dbconsole) all provide you with a way to configure the Update Checker, which controls whether SQL Anywhere should check for software updates and how often it should do so.

To configure the Update Checker (Sybase Central)

  1. Choose Help » SQL Anywhere 11 » Configure Update Checker.

    The Check For Updates tab of the Options window appears.

  2. Configure the Update Checker settings as required.

To configure the Update Checker (Interactive SQL)

  1. Choose Tools » Options.

    The Options window appears.

  2. Choose SQL Anywhere » Check For Updates.

  3. Configure the Update Checker settings as required.

To configure the Update Checker (SQL Anywhere Console utility)

  1. Choose File » Options.

    The Options window appears.

  2. Click Check For Updates.

  3. Configure the Update Checker settings as required.

Checking for updates manually

You can check for SQL Anywhere software updates at any time by doing one of the following:

  • Start menu   Choose Start » Programs » SQL Anywhere 11 » Check For Updates.

  • Sybase Central   Choose Help » SQL Anywhere 11 » Check For Updates.

  • Interactive SQL   Choose Help » Check For Updates.

  • SQL Anywhere Console utility (dbconsole)   Choose Help » Check For Updates.

  • SQL Anywhere Support utility (dbsupport)   Issue the following command:
    dbsupport -iu

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