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Asking for db location in Network mode

Glen Iris
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Joined: Jul 13, 2011
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Hi Guys,

My instructions state:

The program must allow the user to specify the location of the database in both standalone and network mode and persist the db configuration details in suncertify.properties file.


I know when I start the client I will need to ask for db location.
I know when I start the server I will need to ask for db location.

Why would a user specify where the server database is located when starting in network mode?

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Dennis Grimbergen
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Joined: Nov 04, 2009
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It simply means that you should specify the host (and port number) in network mode (where the server is running).


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Roberto Perillo
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Howdy, Glen!

Why would a user specify where the server database is located when starting in network mode?


Well, when you start the application in server mode, you have to know where the .db file is located, so you can load its records. In my case, when you start the application in server mode, I ask for the port number in which the server will be expecting calls and also the database location.


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Glen Iris
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Thanks guys. Initially, that is what I thought. I'm just over thinking things at this stage
Jayesh A Lalwani
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Glen Iris wrote:Thanks guys. Initially, that is what I thought. I'm just over thinking things at this stage


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