These instructions explain how to change the VAL CODE of your Advantage
Database Server without uninstalling and reinstalling the software. You
will need to do this when you run minor (.x) Advantage Updates or extend
your Advantage user license.
directions are for NT servers only.
the Advantage service on your server.
your server, go to c:\advantage and find the file ADSSTAMP.EXE from the
is probably located in the C:\Advantage\Program
files\Extended Systems\Advantage\Server directory.
click on this file. This
will start the Advantage Registration screen.
your new VAL CODE in the correct field.
on OK at the bottom of the screen. Answer
any additional screen questions.
the screen closes, you may restart the Advantage Database Service and
your new VAL CODE will take effect.