Server Name Property

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Specifies the default name that will identify the Database server.


The name that is acknowledged by the database server. Therefore, the selected name must be valid for the type of server used.

If this parameter is not specified, the generated programs will display a message on the screen prompting for the system name to be entered when it is time to establish the connection.

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Languages: .NET, Java, Ruby (up to GeneXus X Evolution 3), Visual FoxPro (up to GeneXus X Evolution 3), Cobol, RPG
Technologies to Access Data: ADO.NET, JDBC, ODBC, Ruby, iSeries Native


ODBC: For 'Access technology to set = ODBC', this value is only valid when the "Connect Using" property is set to Driver.

ADO.NET Oracle: This value corresponds to the Service Name defined in the Oracle Instance.

In iSeries Environments: To view the iSeries system name which has been connected, enter the command DSPNETA from any of its terminals or ask the system manager to do so.