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Server

Obtain information about the InterSystems IRIS server and its environment.

Background Information

InterSystems IRIS is an application server, which works in conjunction with a web server and with the Web Gateway. For information on the Web Gateway and on supported web servers, see “Introduction to the Web Gateway” in the Web Gateway Configuration Guide.

This topic discusses the application server, as opposed to the third-party web server.

Available Tools

Provides methods like the following:

  • GetInstanceName()

  • GetUniqueInstanceName()

  • GetNodeName()

  • TempDirectory()

  • And others

Availability: All namespaces.

Provides methods like the following:

  • BinaryDirectory()

  • InstallDirectory()

  • ManagerDirectory()

  • And others

Availability: All namespaces.

Reminder

The special variable $SYSTEM is bound to the %SYSTEM package. This means that instead of ##class(%SYSTEM.class).method(), you can use $SYSTEM.class.method().