8.1 question about sharing datafiles on a server

Marc De Roover omnis1 at arcict.com
Mon Nov 18 16:34:39 EST 2019

Hello Terence,

You can setup a ODBserver ( Omnis Data Bridge server )

Which is purposely build to share an Omnis datafile through a service.

Works with Windows and Mac clients and different versions of Omnis.



On 18 Nov 2019, at 22:22, Terence Young wrote:

> Hi,
> I have recenly been upgradiing  my 4.2 libraries to 8.1.
> I have one remain library that still uses a native datafile (the 
> others use sql; I converted the sql syntax from Sybase ASE to 
> postgres).
> Here is my question, in 8.1, we are not permitted to share libraries 
> on a server; however, does the same go for the datafiles?  Can I share 
> a native datafile among several users on a server?  I can do this in 
> 4.2; the question is can I do it in 8.1?
> terry
> Terence J. Young, DC
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