Ingres – Change Server Name

When changing a servername, ingres wil not function anymore. Here is a short how-to, for changing the ingres installation to the right servername.


  1. Stop the ingres service
  2. Change the name of the files to the new servername. Files are in the installation folder (c:\program files\ingres\openroad\ingres\files\nameYou can check the location with the “Ingprenv” command
  3. Change the servername with the command:ingsetenv II_GCNI2_LCL_VNODE <servername>
  4. Change the servername in the file config.dat (c:\program files\ingres\openroad\ingres\files)
  5. Start the ingres service

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