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problems with using cloudview

Christian Lovis

Joined: Aug 22, 2001
Posts: 3
I am very new in developing EJB's and i have the following
question about cloudscape and especially cloudview:

For running cloudview I have to run the folowing statement:
java [options] COM.cloudscape.tools.cview [databaseName]*


But what is the name of the database? How can I create new databases with cloudscape? In my opinion cloudview is a tool for creating databases (and other things, of course), but why can't I run cloudview without any existing databses?

Thank's for quick replies...

I am using the J2SDKEE1.3 and only the tools from Sun.
Christian Lovis

Joined: Aug 22, 2001
Posts: 3
It's me again...

the [database] is optional, I see

But when I try to start cloudview there is an exception:
"Exception in Thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: COM/cloudscape/tools/cview"

My classpath includes the following JAR's:

cloudscape.jar, client.jar, tools.jar, RmiJdbc.jar

What's wrong?

Thank's in advance.
Manjunath Subramanian
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jul 18, 2001
Posts: 236

Hello Christian,
"Exception in main" is due to invalid classpath
setting.Check your classpath again(spelling mistakes are quite
possible here).See if it points to tools.jar
and cloudscape.jar i,e ..
c:\bea\wlserver6.0\samples\eval\cloudscape\lib\tools.jar and
If it still gives you the same problem then close the window,
open a new one..setenv...go to the lib directory where these jar
files are present and try running cview from there itself.
this should work.
hope this helps
Christian Lovis

Joined: Aug 22, 2001
Posts: 3
Thank's Manjunath

my mistake was, that I had not run the JVM with the classpath attributes

when I run cloudview like this

java -classpath %CPATH% -ms32m -mx32m COM.cloudscape.tools.cview

everything works quite fine

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