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How Do I Assist A User Who Does Not Know What Values To Pass To His Or Her Variables?

All database specific environment variables should appear in the database user's .profile (unix) or other, standard configuration file. Users may open these files to ascertain which values need to appear in their Single-Tier openlink.ini files and their Multi-Tier oplrqb.ini files. In fact, users should execute the database user's .profile before installing Single-Tier drivers or Multi-Tier server components. The installers will detect the variables and write them into the appropriate location. The standardized, ODBC and JDBC variables pass the following values:

CLASSPATH A JAVA client variable that passes the full path to an OpenLink JDBC .jar file.
LD_LIBRARY_PATH A generic library path variable that appends the full path to OpenLink's lib sub-directory.
LIBPATH An AIX library path variable that appends the full path to OpenLink's lib sub-directory.
ODBCINI Passes the full path to ~/openlink/bin/odbc.ini.
ODBCINSTINI Passes the full path to ~/openlink/bin/odbcinst.ini.
OPENLINKINI This Single-Tier variable passes the full path to ~/openlink/bin/openlink.ini.
PATH Appends the full path to OpenLink's bin sub-directory.
SHLIB_PATH An HP/UX library path variable that appends the full path to OpenLink's lib sub-directory.