.dat file for system catalog caching

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

The VORTEX_SHM_FILE environment variable specifies the location and name of the .dat file that xfODBC uses for system catalog caching.


The path and name of the synodbccache.dat file.


To run syngenload from the command line on Windows or OpenVMS, you must set VORTEX_SHM_FILE. (On UNIX, this is set for you. See Running syngenload from the command line (Windows and OpenVMS). Synergy/DE Developer Support may ask you to set this in other cases as well.

Setting location

The environment or

When VORTEX_SHM_FILE is set in both the environment and one of the above files (or script), the settings must be identical.

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