Verifying Flat File Definition tool installation

Use this procedure to verify the completeness of Flat File Repository Manager tool installation. You must have administrator rights to be able to launch FFD tool.

Note: 

You can use the FFD tool offline and without a database connection. To be able to verify the completeness of FFD installation, you must have a DB connection.

Verifying Flat File Definition tool installation

  1. Access Windows and select All Programs > Infor Enterprise Collaborator.
  2. Launch Flat File Repository Manager.

    The Flat File Definition Tool Security Login window is displayed.

  3. Specify a user name and password.
  4. Click OK.

    When you specify a username and password for the first time, a message shows that no key store file exists for <username>.

    Click OK to continue. The Flat File Definition Tool Security Login window is displayed.

  5. Specify a password for this username. Confirm your password.

    A key store file is created for this username and password.

  6. Click OK.
  7. Select Flat File Repository Manager.

    The Flat File Repository Manager window is displayed.

    The user interface of the Flat File Repository Manager has three panes providing three different views. These panes are the Definitions in repository, Definitions from repository being edited, and the Local definitions. The icon displayed in each pane indicates the status of the environment in which the user is currently working.