Creating the RedBeam Database using the Seed Executable

Application: General
Area: SQL Server
Issue: Creating a RedBeam Database using Seed Executable.
Generally Caused By: Attaching RedBeam to Existing SQL Server
Level of Complexity: Medium

Step 1

Access through the RedBeam CD or your systems File Explorer – My Computer> C:>Program Files>RedBeam>(Asset Tracking, Inventory Tracking or Check In Check Out)

Step 2

Run the Seed executable from the server machine to create a new Database onto your existing server. In Asset Tracking, this will be named “RBAT55Seed.exe”. In Inventory Tracking and Check In / Check Out, this will be named “Seed.exe”

Step 3

Edit the value for Server to the correct server using the syntax:(Servername\Instance) and Type the database as MAIN if you have RedBeam Inventory Tracking or RedBeam Check In Check Out. If you have RedBeam Asset Tracking then name the database RBAT.

Step 4

After the package executes, make sure SQL Configuration Manager has the same protocols enabled for your Server instance (Start -> Programs -> Microsoft SQL Server 2005 -> Configuration Tools -> SQL Server Configuration Manager.

Step 5

If you are still experiencing problems, please proceed to Step 6.

Step 6

Please contact RedBeam Technical Support at 877-373-0390 and select option 2.