2.Modify your usys.asn file.

You must modify both the [SETTINGS] and [DRIVER_SETTINGS] portion of your assignment file.

It is important to correctly configure these settings to obtaim the best performance from UD6.


The correct value for $MAXFILES will depend on your operating system and configuration.

Operating System Value
Windows 95 In your config.sys file on the startup disk, there should be a line FILES=nn. The $MAXFILES parameter should be the same value. If no value exists, set it to 255 in both your assignment file and config.sys file..
Windows NT, 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 2008 To determine the maximum number of open files, enter this command from an account with Administrator privilege:

net config server

Unix Consult your kernel parameters
VMS Consult the SYSUAF setting.

NOTE: It is not usually practical to set $MAXFILES any higher than 2048. Uniface 7.2.06 does not allow this setting to be any larger than 9999.

Setting $MAXFILES too low will result is slow performance, setting it too high will result in too much memory consumption. On windows a setting of 1024 is typical.


The following line must appear in your assignment file in the [DRIVER_SETTINGS] section to define which options the UD6/CMtool driver should enable. Uniface Six assignment files are often not broken into sections, in this case this line can appear anywhere in the assignment file.

USYS$UD6_PARAMS = option pack mhgfp140.dll, mmf files 255, config h:\uniface\usys72\bin\

NOTE: the mmf files setting cannot be greater than the $MAXFILES setting, and is dependent on the amount of available memory. For a details of the mmf files setting please see the Settings Reference.

The config setting specifies where UD6/CMtool driver should find its configuration files (joins, overflows and binary). By default these files are installed into the same directory that the DLL is installed in. For UD6/CMtool to operate correctly you must ensure that the pathname is correct in the assignment file.

Steps to installing UD6

Next Step UD6 configuration files.
Prev Step Modify your configuration file(s) to load UD6 DLL.
Step 4 Modify ASN [PATHS] and [ENTITIES].
Step 5 Initialise the UD6/CMtool repository.
Step 6 Prepare repository export.
Step 7 Import repository into UD6/CMtool.

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