Changing start-up parameter

To change start-up parameters or to change the server name in the NT Registry:

  1. Start the NT Registry Editor (regedt32.exe, usually in winnt\system32).

  2. For NT 4.0, select the window named:


    or, for NT 3.5.1:


    and select the correct user entry.

  3. Save or print the existing settings before proceeding. From the registry menu, select the Save Subtree As command or the Print command.

  4. In the tree view, highlight:


    where srvrName is the name of the server whose start-up parameters you want to change.

    On the right side of the window, review the list of existing start-up parameters. They appear in the following format:

    	Argx, dataType, parameter 


    An example containing the Historical Server -D, -U, and -P start-up parameters follows:

  5. To add a new start-up parameter:

  6. To modify existing parameters:

  7. From the registry menu, choose Exit.