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


Lesson 15: Forcing immediate synchronization

In the last lesson, you set up the remote database to synchronize once per hour. This lesson shows you how to use a server-initiated remote task (SIRT) to force a synchronization before the hour is up. This technique is useful whenever you want to centrally control when a certain task executes.


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.

  • In the Folders view of Sybase Central under MobiLink 16, expand Central Admin Tutorial » Remote Tasks » Deployed Tasks. Right-click Sync every hour and click Initiate For All Recipients.


All recipients of the task are instructed to execute the task immediately, the next time they poll the server. The frequency with which Agents poll the server is controlled by the Administration polling interval property of the Agent.