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How do I set the ReadOnly property of a databast to On?

I can only see ways to read the ReadOnly property.

Thanks in advance.

asked 06 Mar '12, 20:17

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You can start a database as readonly on the server command line by using the -r server switch or -r database switch, or using the FOR READ ONLY clause on the START DATABASE statement.


dbsrv12 -r foo.db bar.db
-- start both foo.db and bar.db databases as read only

dbsrv12 foo.db bar.db -r
-- start database foo.db normally (read/write) and bar.db as read only

-- start database foo.db as read only using a SQL statement
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answered 06 Mar '12, 20:53

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Mark Culp
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Thanks Mark.

Once I typed your command in command window, how do I connect to the db from Sybase Central? On Sybase Central Connect dialog, for Action, I chose "Connect to a running database on this computer", but I do not know Server name.

Sorry, I am new to SQL Anywhere.

(06 Mar '12, 21:28) VMeng
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I just found the answer to my previous question: leave the server name blank, just specify the db name is enough.

Thanks Mark.

(06 Mar '12, 21:35) VMeng

For the record, if a server name is not specified then the server uses the name of the first database specified on the command line as the name for the server.

(07 Mar '12, 08:12) Mark Culp
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