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Create/Modify a Namespace

Create/Modify a Namespace

You can create a new namespace at any time, but when you are first setting up the system, create the basic ones that your users need. To create a namespace, click Create New Namespace to display the New Namespace page, then do the following:

  1. Enter a Name for the namespace.

    Namespace names must be at least one character (but not more than 255 characters) long, starting with an alphabetic character or a percent sign (%) followed by an arbitrary number of alphanumeric characters, dashes, or underscores.

    Important:

    Do not specify the following reserved system names: BIN, BROKER, DOCUMATIC, %SYS.

  2. You can Copy from an existing namespace, creating a duplicate of the selected namespace. In this case, all other options will be made unavailable except for the Web application check box described in step 6 below.

  3. Choose whether the default database for globals is local or remote.

  4. Select an existing database for Globals for the default Global mapping of this namespace or click Create New Database, which launches either the database wizard or the remote database wizard.

  5. Optionally, you can choose whether the default database for routines is local or remote, then either use the Select an existing database for Routines drop-down to choose a database for the default Routine mapping of this namespace, or click Create New Database, which launches either the database wizard or the remote database wizard.

  6. Select the Create a default Web application for this namespace check box if you are creating a web application that accesses this namespace.

  7. After entering the required information, click Save to add your namespace to the configuration.