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SQL Anywhere 12.0.1 » MobiLink - Getting Started » MobiLink tutorials » Tutorial: Using central administration of remote databases


Lesson 2: Creating a MobiLink project

This lesson assumes you have completed all preceding lessons. See Lesson 1: Creating a consolidated database.

To perform central administration, you must create a MobiLink project. The project acts as a container for the various objects you define for central administration.

 Create a MobiLink project
  1. To start Sybase Central, click Start » Programs » SQL Anywhere 12 » Administration Tools » Sybase Central.

  2. In the Folders view in the left pane, right-click MobiLink 12 and click New » Project.

    The Create Project Wizard appears.

  3. On the Welcome page, change the project name to Central Admin Tutorial and accept the default location for the Project file. Click Next.

  4. On the Specify a Consolidated Database page, choose Add a Consolidated Database To The Project. Type Tutorial for the Database Display Name.

  5. If you have an existing synchronization system, enter the connection string for your consolidated database in the Connection String field. Otherwise, enter the following values for the Connection String:

  6. Choose Remember The Password and click Finish to complete the wizard.

  7. If this is the first time the consolidated database has been used by MobiLink, a message appears asking if you want to install the MobiLink system setup. Installing the MobiLink system setup adds MobiLink system tables and procedures. Click Yes, and click OK.

  8. Proceed to Lesson 3: Starting the MobiLink server.