How to populate a configuration list upon upgrading to 5.4

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Problem:

How to populate a configuration list upon upgrading to 5.4

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Information in this Brief applies to:

  • StarTeam 5.4 & Higher
  • Windows

Overview

With the release of StarTeam 5.4 the starbaseserver.ini is replaced with the starteam-server-configs.xml. This article will cover how to convert a pre-5.4 starbaseserver.ini into the *.xml format for 5.4 & higher.

Details

Assuming there are no server configurations in the starteam-server-configs.xml that need to be saved, locate the starteam-server-configs.xml in the 5.4 install directory and delete it.

Copy the starbaseserver.ini containing the configurations that are being upgraded and copy it into the install location for StarTeam 5.4.

Start server tools, Program Files...StarTeam...StarTeam Server...StarTeam Server.

Upon starting server tools the stabaseserver.ini will be converted to starteam-server-configs.xml and you will be able to select the server confioguration needing to be upgraded.

If there are server configurations in the starteam-server-configs.xml that do need to be saved follow the following process:

Rename the current starteam-server-configs.xml by chnaging the extension ( to stateam-server-configs.xml.OLD for example).

Follow the process above for converting the starbaseserver.ini when there are no configurations in the starteam-server-configs.xml above.

Open the file starteam-server-configs.xml.OLD and copy the infomation between:



inclusively.

Where the configuraiton "New Configuration" is being added to the "StarDraw Configuration"

Insert the information between the newly created starteam-server-configs.xml so it will have the format:



Old KB# 28370
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