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SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere 16.0 » SQL Anywhere Server - Database Administration » SQL Anywhere database connections » SQL Anywhere for Windows Mobile » Windows Mobile database configuration » Windows Mobile database creation


Creating a Windows Mobile database (dbinit utility)

Use dbinit utility on your desktop computer to a create database that can be used on Windows Mobile.


There are no prerequisites for this task.

  1. At a command prompt, navigate to the directory where you want to create your database. For example:

    cd temp
  2. Create a database with a DBA user ID of DBA and password sql by running the following command, where database-name is the name of the new database:

    dbinit -s -dba DBA,sql database-name.db

    The -s option enables checksums for the database.

  3. Copy the database file to your Windows Mobile device.


A database is created and copied to your Windows Mobile device.


You can start the database.

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