Over the years efforts have been made (dbsrv16 -q options) to satisfy the OPPOSITE request (turn OFF the icon, console window, etcetera).
However... a power user in complete control of their own computer might want to (a) start dbsrv16.exe as a service because, well, it's convenient, (b) know that the engine is running by the presence of an icon in the system tray and (c) have access to the engine by clicking on the system tray icon.
So... what can I do to get/build/create such an icon for a dbsrv16 service?
Something involving dbconsole perchance?
I should mention that the SQL Anywhere Monitor does have a system tray icon, which only launches the full web console - there is nothing to indicate service status of monitored databases or directly access the database console window though.
To me, this looks like an potential enhancement request to add a system tray icon to
The first enhancement would be to allow
This still would not directly address c), but that is still a limitation of Windows' session handling - a client connection to remotely monitor the current database log/process is about the best you can hope for in this situation. You can't directly access any of the process information (aside from the PID) so you wouldn't be able to 'directly' read any of the configuration information from the server.
Would such an enhancement to
answered 17 Jun '13, 09:19