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rtw_4.5:rmds_rfa_engine_configuration [2013/03/27 20:09]
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rtw_4.5:rmds_rfa_engine_configuration [2018/08/04 20:09] (current)
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 |RMDS Rendezvous (RTIC)|Daemon,​ network and service parameters for a SASS3/RV connection| |RMDS Rendezvous (RTIC)|Daemon,​ network and service parameters for a SASS3/RV connection|
  
-By default, the RTW RMDS (RFA) engine uses the Windows Registry for configuration. An example registry file is provided: ​+By default, the RTW RMDS (RFA) engine uses the Windows Registry for configuration. An example registry file is provided ​in the install directory, which is by default C:\Program Files (x86)\Vistasource\RTW\4.5. ​
  
-In Windows 7, in %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Vistasource\RTW\RFA-example.reg \\ +To initialize the Registry with the example file: 
-In Windows XP, in  %USERPROFILE%\Application Data\Vistasource\RTW\RFA-example.reg \\ +  * In Windows 7, run c:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\regedit.exe,​ which is the 32-bit Registry Editor, and then do File->​Import of the RFA-example.reg, which is located in the install directory. ​\\ 
 +  ​* ​In Windows XP, browse to the install directory and double-click on the file RFA-example.reg ​to import the sample settings into the Windows Registry. ​\\
  
-To initialize the Registry with the example file, e.g. in Windows 7:  
- 
-  - Browse to //​%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Vistasource\RTW\RFA-example.reg // 
-  - Double-click on the file RFA-example.reg to import the sample settings into the Windows Registry. 
  
 See [[#RTW RFA Configuration Editor]] on how to edit RFA configuration. See [[#RTW RFA Configuration Editor]] on how to edit RFA configuration.
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 Refers to the rtconfig file option "​rmds2_UseConfigFile",​ which specifies a file containing the RFA configuration settings. By default, the engine looks for configuration information in the Windows Registry. ​ Refers to the rtconfig file option "​rmds2_UseConfigFile",​ which specifies a file containing the RFA configuration settings. By default, the engine looks for configuration information in the Windows Registry. ​
  
-If you prefer using a flat file, select this option and provide the path to the [//config file name//] file.  +If you prefer using a flat file, select this option and provide the path to the [//config file name//] file. Vistasource provides a sample configuration file called RFA-example.cfg,​ which is located
- +  * In Windows 7, in %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Vistasource\RTW\  
-<​note>​Vistasource provides a sample configuration file called RFA-example.cfg,​ which is located in the install directory. </​note>​+  * In Windows XP, in  %USERPROFILE%\Application Data\Vistasource\RTW\  ​
  
 ==== Keep Stale Data ==== ==== Keep Stale Data ====
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 Selecting the **Advanced** button opens a second, tabbed dialog box called RTW RFA Configuration,​ which is an interface to the RFA Windows Registry settings or a specified flat file. For more information,​ see [[#​rtw_rfa_configuration_editor|RTW RFA Configuration Editor]] below. ​   Selecting the **Advanced** button opens a second, tabbed dialog box called RTW RFA Configuration,​ which is an interface to the RFA Windows Registry settings or a specified flat file. For more information,​ see [[#​rtw_rfa_configuration_editor|RTW RFA Configuration Editor]] below. ​  
  
-<​note>​In Windows 7:  You must be running Microsoft Excel in elevated (Administrator) mode to edit the RFA configuration file, otherwise the **Advanced** button is greyed out.  +In Windows 7:  You must be running Microsoft Excel in elevated (Administrator) mode to edit the RFA configuration file, otherwise the **Advanced** button is greyed out. For instance, to run Excel 2010 as administrator:​
-</​note>​ +
- +
-For instance, to run Excel 2010 as administrator:​+
   - Go to **Start -> All Programs -> Microsoft Office**.   - Go to **Start -> All Programs -> Microsoft Office**.
   - Right-click on **Microsoft Excel 2010**. ​   - Right-click on **Microsoft Excel 2010**. ​
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 ==== SSLED (sinkdist or P2PS) Configuration ==== ==== SSLED (sinkdist or P2PS) Configuration ====
  
-  - Choose whether you want to use the Windows Registry or a flat file. If you are using a flat file, skip to step 2. Otherwise, initialize the Registry with the provided ​sample ​file:\\ +  - Choose whether you want to use the Windows Registry or a flat file. If you are using a flat file, skip to step 2. Otherwise, initialize the Registry with the provided ​example registry ​file RFA-example.reg which is located in the install directory, e.g. C:\Program Files (x86)\Vistasource\RTW\4.5. ​ 
-    * In Windows 7, browse to %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Vistasource\RTW\RFA-example.reg \\ +      * In Windows 7, run c:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\regedit.exe,​ which is the 32-bit Registry Editor, and then do File->​Import of the RFA-example.reg, which is located in the install directory. ​\\ 
-    * In Windows XP, browse to %USERPROFILE%\Application Data\Vistasource\RTW\RFA-example.reg \\ **Note:** For the remaining steps, Windows 7 is assumed+      * In Windows XP, browse to the install directory and double-click on the file RFA-example.reg ​to import the sample settings into the Windows Registry. ​\\  **Note:** For the remaining steps, Windows 7 is assumed.
-  - Double-click on the file RFA-example.reg to import the sample settings into the Windows Registry.+
   - Launch the RTW RMDS (RFA) Configuration Editor. ​   - Launch the RTW RMDS (RFA) Configuration Editor. ​
     - In Excel, select **Vistasource -> Settings -> Rtconfig Editor** to launch the rtconfig editor.     - In Excel, select **Vistasource -> Settings -> Rtconfig Editor** to launch the rtconfig editor.
     - Select the **RMDS (RFA)** tab.     - Select the **RMDS (RFA)** tab.
     - If you are using a flat file, check the "Use this File Rather than the Registry"​ box and browse to %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Vistasource\RTW\RFA-example.cfg. If you are using the Registry make sure the box is unselected.     - If you are using a flat file, check the "Use this File Rather than the Registry"​ box and browse to %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Vistasource\RTW\RFA-example.cfg. If you are using the Registry make sure the box is unselected.
-    ​- Ensure that the default Session is RTWSession (an SSLED type session) by choosing it in the **Default Session** pull-down menu +      ​- Ensure that the default Session is RTWSession (an SSLED type session) by choosing it in the **Default Session** pull-down menu 
-    - Click on the **Advanced** button to launch the RTW RMDS (RFA) configuration editor.+      - Click on the **Advanced** button to launch the RTW RMDS (RFA) configuration editor. If the button is greyed out, see [[#​Advanced]] for details.
   - View the already-defined SSLED connection, which contains some minimally-required settings. To view this connection:   - View the already-defined SSLED connection, which contains some minimally-required settings. To view this connection:
     - Click on the **Connections** Tab.     - Click on the **Connections** Tab.
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 ==== SASS3/RV (RTIC and TIC) Configuration ==== ==== SASS3/RV (RTIC and TIC) Configuration ====
    
-  - Choose whether you want to use the Windows Registry or a flat file. If you are using a flat file, skip to step 2. Otherwise, initialize the Registry with the provided ​sample ​file:\\ +  - Choose whether you want to use the Windows Registry or a flat file. If you are using a flat file, skip to step 2. Otherwise, initialize the Registry with the provided ​example registry ​file RFA-example.reg which is located in the install directory, e.g. C:\Program Files (x86)\Vistasource\RTW\4.5. ​ 
-    * In Windows 7, browse to %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Vistasource\RTW\RFA-example.reg \\ +      * In Windows 7, run c:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\regedit.exe,​ which is the 32-bit Registry Editor, and then do File->​Import of the RFA-example.reg, which is located in the install directory. ​\\ 
-    * In Windows XP, browse to %USERPROFILE%\Application Data\Vistasource\RTW\RFA-example.reg \\ **Note:** For the remaining steps, Windows 7 is assumed+      * In Windows XP, browse to the install directory and double-click on the file RFA-example.reg ​to import the sample settings into the Windows Registry. ​\\  **Note:** For the remaining steps, Windows 7 is assumed.
-  - Double-click on the file RFA-example.reg to import the sample settings into the Windows Registry.+
   - Launch the RTW RMDS (RFA) Configuration Editor. ​   - Launch the RTW RMDS (RFA) Configuration Editor. ​
     - In Excel, select **Vistasource -> Settings -> Rtconfig Editor** to launch the rtconfig editor.     - In Excel, select **Vistasource -> Settings -> Rtconfig Editor** to launch the rtconfig editor.
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     - If you are using a flat file, check the "**Use this File Rather than the Registry**"​ box and browse to %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Vistasource\RTW\RFA-example.cfg. If you are using the Registry, make sure the box is unselected.     - If you are using a flat file, check the "**Use this File Rather than the Registry**"​ box and browse to %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Vistasource\RTW\RFA-example.cfg. If you are using the Registry, make sure the box is unselected.
     - Ensure that the default Session is SASS3Session by choosing it in the **Default Session** pull-down menu.     - Ensure that the default Session is SASS3Session by choosing it in the **Default Session** pull-down menu.
-    - Click on the **Advanced** button to launch the RTW RMDS RFA Configuration editor.+    - Click on the **Advanced** button to launch the RTW RMDS RFA Configuration editor. If the button is greyed out, see [[#​Advanced]] for details.
   - View the already-defined SASS3 connection, which has fields specifying an RV connection. ​ To view this connection: ​   - View the already-defined SASS3 connection, which has fields specifying an RV connection. ​ To view this connection: ​
       - Click on the **Connections** Tab.       - Click on the **Connections** Tab.