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SQL Anywhere 11.0.1 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » Starting and Connecting to Your Database » Running the database server » Running the server outside the current session » Configuring Windows services


Specifying options

The options for a service are the same as those for the executable.


The Configuration tab of the Service Properties window provides a Parameters text box for specifying options for a service. Do not type the name of the program executable in this box.


To start a network server service with a cache size of 20 MB, named my_server running two databases, you would type the following in the Parameters field:

-c 20M
-n my_server

To start a SQL Remote Message Agent service connecting to the sample database as user ID DBA, you would type the following:

-c "UID=DBA;PWD=sql;DBN=demo"

The following figure illustrates a sample Service Properties window.

Configuration tab of the Service Properties window, showing the file name and parameters for the executable the service runs.