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Modify an existing database.


[Actions]   ModifyDatabase:Name=DatabaseName,Directory=DatabaseDirectory[,Additional Properties]


ModifyDatabase specifies changes to make to a database. InterSystems IRIS® modifies the specified database when processing the [Actions] section during a configuration merge.

You can specify any possible database properties in the ModifyDatabase definition. During the merge, InterSystems IRIS runs SYS.Database.ModifyDatabase()Opens in a new tab to modify the database as specified by ModifyDatabase. The complete list of database properties is available in the class reference.

Changing This Operation

This operation is designed to be used during a configuration merge. You can change ModifyDatabase by editing the merge file in a text editor (as described in Editing the Active CPF).

For information about modifying a database from the Management Portal, see Configuring Databases.

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