Single connection configuration for all users
In network environments where the Ape Software program files are installed on a
server and executed from multiple clients, the Startup INI (startup.ini) gives Network Administrators
the ability to configure database connection properties in a single location.
Each time Ape
starts, it looks for the “startup.ini” file in the same folder as the executable. If
found, the connection settings in the “startup.ini” file take precedence over connection
or absence of settings, at the Client level.
Additionally, all data stored in the INI file (e.g., database name, location, server,
is 128 bit encrypted.
Before Using the INI Utility
Before creating the “startup.ini”, install the Ape Software on the computer/server
Create a Multi-User Environment. Note that the
Minimum System and Configuration Requirements is a
relevant and useful document that will help prevent deployment issues and should be followed.
Start the INI Utility
Select the Startup INI menu option of the Security group in the App Utilities tab.
Startup INI Editor
Work with your internal IT group to assist with setup if further help is needed.
fields (fields that can be typed in) are required except for the Password fields when the Database
Type is set to [MS] Access.
Last updated: 8 Feb 2017
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