VORTEX_HOME

Location of Connectivity Series default settings

WTSupported in traditional Synergy on Windows
WNSupported in Synergy .NET on Windows
USupported on UNIX
VSupported on OpenVMS

The VORTEX_HOME environment variable specifies the location of the lib subdirectory that contains net.ini, which is used for encryption and other SQL Connection and SQL OpenNet settings, and sql.msg, xfODBC's default error message file.

Value

The directory (connect\synodbc) that contains the lib subdirectory ([.lib] on OpenVMS) that contains the net.ini and sql.msg files.

Discussion

SQL Connection looks for net.ini in the current directory or in VORTEX_HOME/lib.

VORTEX_HOME is set by the Connectivity Series installation on Windows, setsde on UNIX, or SYS$MANAGER:CONNECT_STARTUP.COM on OpenVMS.

Important

You should not change this or any other environment variable that is set by the system.

If both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Connectivity Series are installed on the same 64-bit Windows machine, VORTEX_HOME is set by the last version installed.

If set, the GENESIS_MSG_FILE environment variable overrides the location of sql.msg specified by VORTEX_HOME.

Setting location

The environment or the opennet.std file, which must be on the server if you are using vtxnetd on Windows.

Used by

xfODBC, SQL Connection

See also

Using network initialization files to set network defaults