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ACT Database Configuration

Tuned Listener
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ACT Database Configuration

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Hi,

 Does ACT use local database only? Can we configure it to use Central Database server?

 

Thanks in advance,

 

Message Edited by ck7697 on 09-07-2008 11:52 PM
Message Edited by ck7697 on 09-07-2008 11:53 PM
Copper Super Contributor
Posts: 138
Country: United States

Re: ACT Database Configuration

ACT! can use either local or non-local databases.  The .PAD file contains the machine and database attributes to which ACT! connects physically.

 

There are some KB Articles on the support site at www.act.com/support/index.cfm on how to share a database.  Basically, an instance of SQL Server 2005 which is installed when ACT! is installed, must host the database.  SQL Server is a service based RDBMS which allows ACT! to leverage and scale in a client/server model.

 

Bill Blakey
ACT! Development Team
Sage Software