Changing EMS Database Connection

This document goes through the process of how to change the active EMS database in the EMS Client. This can be used if managing multiple departments EMS or to access development Environment for testing.

Change EMS Database Connection

  1.  Login to the EMS Desktop client
  2. Go to File->Change DatabaseFile->Change Database
  3. Click NewNew
  4. Enter the database information
    1. Server
      1. Production server: doitemssql.doit.wisc.edu
      2. Development server: doitemssqldev.doit.wisc.edu
    2. Database
      1. Database will be EMSData_department
      2. If you do not know your database information please contact ems-wiscit@doit.wisc.edu
    3. Connection will be check prior to adding to the connection listDatabase Connection
  5. Then highlight the new database connection and click ConnectClick Connect