Connect to a SQL Server Data Repository

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

Before you can use a SQL Server data repository, you must connect to it in Enterprise Architect.  To connect to your SQL Server data repository in Enterprise Architect, 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 the Connect to Server checkbox, the Data Link Properties dialog displays instead of the Select Enterprise Architect Project to Open dialog.
3.Select Microsoft OLE DB Provider for SQL Server from the list.
4.Click on the Next>> button. The Connection tab displays.
5.Type in the server details, including Server Name, User Name and Password.
6.Click on the Select the database on the serveroption and on the drop-down arrow. From the list, select the model to connect to.
7.Click on the Test Connection button to confirm that the details are correct.
8.If the test succeeds, click on the OK button. If the test does not succeed, revise your settings.
9.When you click on the OK button, the Connection Name dialog displays.
10.In the Name field, type a suitable name for the connection so that you can recognize it in the Recently Opened Projects list on the Open Project dialog.
11.Click on the OK button to complete the configuration.