Create database

  1. Right-click your environment and select Database > Create Database.
  2. Depending on the environment status:
    • If the environment is running, the message "Set M3 BE in maintenance mode" is displayed. Click Next.

    • If the environment is stopped, the environment is started in maintenance mode.


      The environment is in maintenance mode until the application is stopped, started, or set online.

  3. Enter the database user login information:



    Enter a password for the user.

    Click Next.

  4. Select component and system configuration.

    The component specified in the Environment Configurator Components pane (or in MNS104).

    System configuration

    The system configuration specified in the Environment Configurator Configurations pane (or in MNS102)


    The database schemas for the new component will be created automatically according to the specification in Environment Configurator Components pane (MNS104).

    Click Next.

  5. On the Summary screen, verify the property values, and click Finish.
  6. When the task is finished, a dialog appears. Click OK. To view the log file, either click View log or go to the Logs view.

    Additional information about how to set up AIX installations is found in the appendices OLTP Compression of Table Data, Adjust M3 BE temporary tables, and Automatic start and stop at reboot