HowTo: Updating the metadata

The way in which data models are usually developed makes it possible to make incremental changes to the development KB of corporate applications. These changes may involve editing existing attributes, as well as adding new ones and even deleting attributes. In any case, the above changes have to be applied to the metadata related to these data models.

The GXquery extension is used to perform this update, as described below.

Updating the GXquery metadata

Start GeneXus X Evolution 1 or higher and go to Tools/GXquery/Update metadata.

Tools-GXquery-Update metadata

You will see the following dialog:

GXquery 4 - Update metadata dialog

  • URL. Enter the GXquery Web URL.
  • Name. The name of the metadata, which has the same name as was created previously.
  • User. Select the option "Connect to GXquery" and enter the username of an administrator account on the GXquery installation to connect to it. administrator is the default value.
  • Password. Enter the administrator password. administrator123 is the default value.

Note: The username depends on the GXquery's administration policies.

In the GeneXus Output you will see information about the metadata that was created:

GXquery4 - Metadata updated output messages

You are now ready to continue working with your queries.

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