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SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere 16.0 » MobiLink - Getting Started » MobiLink tutorials » Tutorial: Using central administration of remote databases


Lesson 2: Creating a MobiLink project

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.


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

This lesson assumes you have the roles and privileges listed in the Privileges section at the start of this tutorial: Tutorial: Using central administration of remote databases.

  1. To start Sybase Central, click Start » Programs » SQL Anywhere 16 » Administration Tools » Sybase Central.

  2. Click Tools » MobiLink 16 » New Project.

    The Create Project Wizard appears.

  3. On the Welcome page, change the project name to Central Admin Tutorial and type C:/cadmin for the location for the Project file. Click Next.

  4. On the Specify a Consolidated Database page, type Tutorial for the Database display name.

  5. Enter the following values for the Connection string:

  6. Choose Remember the password and click Next.

    You may receive a warning that a synchronization model will not be created because the database does not contain any tables. Click OK.

  7. Select Add a remote schema name to the project and type Tutorial Application v1.0 for the schema name. Click Next.

  8. Select SQL Anywhere for the database type and click Finish.

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


The MobiLink project is created.