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Modifying Access It! Universal.NET Settings.ini
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Overview

Settings.ini is a file used by Access It! Universal.NET to load global system settings. It is located on the server machine (machine hosting the dongle) and can be accessed by opening the AppData folder (Start | Programs | Access It! Universal | Utilities | Open AppData Folder) or by browsing to .\ProgramData\RS2 Technologies, LLC\Access It! Universal.NET.

The ProgramData folder exists on Windows 7 and higher.

Example

The following is an example of an advanced Settings.ini file:

  • [Settings]
    Automatic Archive Mode=0
    Automatic Archive Event Count=1000000
    Automatic Archive Schedule Type=0
    Automatic Archive Schedule Interval=0
    Automatic Archive Start Date=10/18/2011 10:40:00 AM
    Automatic Backup Schedule Type=6
    Automatic Backup Schedule Interval=1
    Automatic Backup Start Date=10/18/2011 9:32:00 AM
    Backup File Location=C:\ProgramData\RS2 Technologies, LLC\Access It! Universal
    Backup Files Remove=0
    Backup Files Remove Threshold=7
    Client System Debugging=-1
    DBMon Debugging=-1
    Debugging Enabled=0
    Debug Folder=C:\ProgramData\RS2 Technologies, LLC\Access It! Universal\
    Debug Level=2
    Default Regional Server=ACCESS-SERVER
    Domain Authentication Enabled=0
    Email Debugging=0
    System Debugging=-1

Arguments

Automatic Archive Mode

Determines if the automatic archive feature is enabled.

  • 0 = Do not automatically archive
  • 1 = Archive at a predefined event count <Default Value>
  • 2 = Archive on a schedule

Written upon configuring the archive settings within the Database Configuration Utility.

Automatic Archive Event Count

Determines the number of events the current Access It! Universal Events database must reach before an automatic archive occurs. This argument is only supported when the Automatic Archive Mode is set to 1.

Written upon configuring the archive settings within the Database Configuration Utility.

Automatic Archive Schedule Type

Determines the type of archive scheduled. This argument is only supported when the Automatic Archive Mode is set to 2.0 = Do not automatically archive <Default Value>

  • 1 = Run the automatic archive once
  • 2 = Run the automatic archive minutely
  • 3 = Run the automatic archive hourly
  • 4 = Run the automatic archive daily
  • 5 = Run the automatic archive weekly
  • 6 = Run the automatic archive monthly

Written upon configuring the archive settings within the Database Configuration Utility.

Automatic Archive Schedule Interval

Based on the Automatic Archive Schedule Type and determines how often the automatic archive will occur.

Written upon configuring the archive settings within the Database Configuration Utility.

Automatic Archive Start Date

Original date the automatic archive settings were configured. It is used as a starting point and compared against the values in the Automatic Archive Schedule and Automatic Archive Schedule Interval to determine when to perform an automatic archive.

Written upon configuring the archive settings within the Database Configuration Utility.

Automatic Backup Schedule Type

Determines the type of backup scheduled.

  • 0 = Do not automatically backup <Default Value>
  • 1 = Run the automatic backup once
  • 2 = Run the automatic backup minutely
  • 3 = Run the automatic backup hourly
  • 4 = Run the automatic backup daily
  • 5 = Run the automatic backup weekly
  • 6 = Run the automatic backup monthly

Written upon configuring the automatic backup settings within the Database Configuration Utility.

Automatic Backup Schedule Interval

Based on the Automatic Backup Schedule Type and determines how often the automatic backup will occur.

Written upon configuring the automatic backup settings within the Database Configuration Utility.

Automatic Backup Start Date

Original date the automatic backup settings were configured. It is used as a starting point and compared against the values in the Automatic Backup Schedule and Automatic Backup Schedule Interval to determine when to perform an automatic backup.

Written upon configuring the automatic backup settings within the Database Configuration Utility.

Backup File Location

Determines the location where the Access It! Universal service stores the backups by default. The Access It! Universal service must be configured to run as an account with full access to the backup file location.

Written upon configuring the automatic backup settings within the Database Configuration Utility.

Backup Files Removed

Determines if the backup files are deleted once the Backup Files Remove Threshold limit is reached.

  • 0 = Do not automatically delete backups <Default Value>
  • 1 = Automatically delete backups

Written upon configuring the automatic backup settings within the Database Configuration Utility.

Backup Files Remove Threshold

Determines the number of days after a backup is created before it is automatically deleted. This feature only applies if the argument Backup Files Removed is set to 1.

Written upon configuring the automatic backup settings within the Database Configuration Utility.

Client System Debugging

Determines if the client system debug feature is enabled. This requires the argument System Debugging to be enabled. When enabled client actions will be written out to Sysdebug.

  • 0 = Disable Client System Debugging
  • -1 = Enable Client System Debugging

DBMon Debugging

Determines if the DBMon debug feature is enabled. This requires the separate tool DBMon.exe to be running which is only available through RS2 Technical Support.

  • 0 = Disable DBMon Debugging
  • -1 = Enable DBMon Debugging

Debugging Enabled

Determines if the debug feature is enabled. When enabled, a debug file named SCPDebug is written out to the AppData folder.

  • 0 = Disable Debugging <Default Value>
  • -1 = Enable Debugging

This value is automatically updated when turning debug on/off within the System | Diagnostics window of Access It! Universal.

Debug Folder

Determines the location of where any debug files will be written out to once debug has been enabled.

  • Default Value = C:\ProgramData\RS2 Technologies, LLC\Access It! Universal

The ProgramData folder exists on Windows 7 and higher.

Debug Level

Determines the level of debugging used when debug is enabled. The enhanced level records the same level as the standard, as well as a separate debug file recording all commands sent to the SCP controller.

  • 1 = Standard Level Debugging <Default Value>
  • 2 = Enhanced Level Debugging

Default Regional Server

Used by Access It! Universal to locate the server machine (machine with the dongle attached). This is present on both client and server machines and can be updated within Access It! Universal by selecting Tools | Select Server… from the file menu.

Written upon the initial launch of Access It! Universal. On previous versions of Access It! Universal, this value was inherited by the registry value DefaultRegionalServer located in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\RS2 Technologies, LLC\Access It! Universal\Settings.

Domain Authentication Enabled

Determines if the Access It! Universal system will populate a list of domains upon logging in.

  • 0 = Disable Domain Authentication
  • 1 = Enable Domain Authentication

Email Debugging

Determines if the email debug feature is enabled. This value will write out an email notification debug to the AppData folder.

  • 0 = Disable Email Debugging
  • 1 = Enable Email Debugging

System Debugging

Determines if the system debugging feature is enabled. When enabled a SysDebug file is written to the AppData folder.

  • 0 = Disable System Debugging
  • -1 = Enable System Debugging

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