Connect to a Progress OpenEdge Repository

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Note: This feature is available in the Corporate edition only.

In order to use an OpenEdge data repository, you must connect to it in Enterprise Architect first; follow the steps below:

1.In the Open Project dialog, select the Connect to Server checkbox.
2.Click on the [...] (Browse) button, as you normally would to browse for a project. As you have selected Connect to Server, the Data Link Properties dialog displays instead of the Browse Directories dialog.
3.Select Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers from the list.
4.Click on the Next button. The Connection tab displays.
5.In the Use data source name field, click on the drop-down arrow and select the ODBC driver you have set up to connect to your OpenEdge repository. In the setup example the driver title is openedge_users.
6.Enter the User name and Password.
7.Enter the initial catalog.
8.Click on the All tab.
9.In the Property Value field, edit the Extended Properties value to: DefaultSchema=PUB.
10.Click on the Test Connection button to confirm that the details are correct.
11. If the test succeeds, click on the OK button. If the test does not succeed, revise your settings.
12. After you have clicked on the OK button, the Logon to Progress dialog displays.
13. Give the connection a suitable name so you can recognize it in the Recently panel on the openStart Page dialog.


14. Click on the OK button to complete the configuration.