Source Properties Dialog Box

Getting there

This dialog box shows the properties of a local, filtered source.

The options are as follows:

Source name

In the text box at the top of the dialog box, enter the name you want to give this local source. This name will appear in the Enterprise Server source tree.

Base source

Indicates the base source from which this local source is derived.

Filter name

The name you entered when you created this source.


The date and time when you created this source.

Imported configuration file

If you imported a configuration file to create this source, the path and filename appear here.

Show log


Ask First

These options determine when to create log files and whether the user is prompted to view them.

For log filenames and directories, see Log Files.



Select this option to display log files for every Enterprise Server process after the Enterprise Server starts.

Select the Ask First check box if you want to be prompted to view the log at the end of each process.



Select this option to not display log files automatically. This option is recommended for unattended servers.

Ask First is not available when you select this option.


If failure

Select this option to display log files only when an error occurs.

Select the Ask First check box if you want to be prompted whether to display the log when a failure occurs. If this check box is cleared, the log is displayed immediately.


Click this button to open the Checkpoint options dialog box and set the frequency with which the DATABridge Client commits the updates it receives from Enterprise Server.


Click this button to open the Filtered Source Cache Properties dialog box and enable caching. Additional steps are required to enable caching. See Caching.

Mark all data sets

The icons in the Mark all data sets section are disabled until you actually create the source by clicking OK.

Click the Include button to replicate all records from all data sets in the source.

Click the Exclude button if you want to specify each data set individually for replication, or if you don't want to replicate any data sets.

Extract Workers

This numeric setting specifies the maximum number of threads Enterprise Server can create when extracting data.