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How to edit MF20.dsn file in XenApp 6.5 server?

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Hello there,

I have changed the DataStore location and moved into another SQL server. How to edit MF20.dsn file and type-in the new server name?
When I go into C:\Program Files (x86)\Citrix\Independent Management Architecture and open MF20.dsn in Notepad I get the following screen: I have replaced the account name with xxxx.
Should I type-in the new SQL Serve name in the Server line below?

[ODBC]
DRIVER=SQL Server
DATABASE=XA65DS
APP=Citrix IMA
UID=svc_<xxxxxx>
SERVER=XA65DS,1433
Trusted_Connection=Yes

Please advise. And also if there are any other place I need to change.

Thanks and Regards
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Question by:goprasad
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by:Sekar Chinnakannu
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Goto ODBC -> File DSN -> Browse c:\\IMA\mf20 configure odbc settings then copy same file to other servers and perform the following command

\\servername\c$\Program Files (x86)\Citrix\Independent Management Architecture
C:\Program Files (x86)\Citrix\Independent Management Architecture
dsmaint config /user:ysername /pwd:password /dsn:"C:\Program Files (x86)\Citrix\Independent Management Architecture\mf20.dsn"

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\\servername\c$\Program Files (x86)\Citrix\Independent Management Architecture
dsmaint config /user:usernamer /pwd:password /dsn:"C:\Program Files\Citrix\Independent Management Architecture\MF20.dsn"
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Carl Webster earned 250 total points
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the 1433 is not necessary.  I prefer to include the domain part in the UID line.

[ODBC]
DRIVER=SQL Server
DATABASE=XA65DS
APP=Citrix IMA
UID=domain\svc_<xxxxxx>
SERVER=XA65DS
Trusted_Connection=Yes


Once you have made your changes on the first XA servers (say XA651):

open a command prompt as administrator
net stop imaservice
dsmaint config /user:domain\svc_<xxxxxx> /pwd:password /dsn:"c:\program files (x86)\citrix\independent management architecture\mf20.dsn"
net start imaservice

sc \\%computername% query imaservice

Make sure the STATE says RUNNING

Now copy the MF20.dsn file from XA651 to another server and repeat the process.

It might help to create a batch file  with the four lines in it to keep you from typing so much (and reduce errors).
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by:goprasad
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The new sql server name should be added in the line SERVER.

SERVER=XA65DS

Is this correct?
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by:Carl Webster
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Server is the SQL server name
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