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document Opening Working Directories in the File Manager
Note: This article only applies to Surround SCM 2008.1 and later. You can right-click a file or repository in the Source Tree view in the Surround SCM Client and open the associated working directory. This can help save time locating files on the local computer. The directory automatically...
23 Dec, 2014
document Shrinking the SQL Server Transaction Log Size
The SQL Server transaction log for a Helix ALM, Helix ALM License Server, or Surround SCM database may become very large, which can cause disk space issues on the database server. You can use the SQL Server DBCC SHRINKFILE command to reduce the log file size. Back up the database. ...
25 Apr, 2017
document Registering the Surround SCM SSCM Protocol
Surround SCM uses the SSCM protocol to provide hyperlink access to branches, repositories, and files. Surround SCM addresses begin with the sscm:// prefix. For example, sscm://server.wysi.com:4000//Main//Repo/Code/code.txt. The SSCM protocol must be registered so that applications associate...
12 May, 2017
document Surround SCM Files Not Updated After Check In
There are a few scenarios when version numbers do not change when checking in files to Surround SCM, which indicates the files are not updated. Surround SCM uses the modified timestamp to determine if files should be updated during check in. If the timestamp is the same as when the file was...
22 Dec, 2014
document Differences Between Shadow Folders and Triggers
A shadow folder contains a reference copy of the current files in a repository. Files are automatically updated when changes are checked in. Use shadow folders to provide read-only access to non-Surround SCM users or to provide a central location to build releases from. Many web developers use...
23 Dec, 2014
document Surround SCM CLI Client Connection Drops When Using Microsoft Windows Virtual PC
Problem The Surround SCM CLI client freezes or cannot connect to the Surround SCM Server when using Windows Virtual PC on the same computer. Cause Windows Virtual PC can interfere with the networking of other applications running on the same computer. Solution Change the network...
23 Dec, 2014
document Administering Users in Surround SCM
Users and passwords are stored on the Seapine License Server. This lets you create users in a central location and then import them to Surround SCM. Administration is easier because users must only remember one username and password. By default, the license server administrator is the...
30 Apr, 2015
document License Server Not Initialized Status
When the Helix ALM License Server cannot receive license usage details from the Helix ALM or Surround SCM Servers, an error that explains the license server is not initialized is written to the application server log. The application server automatically reconnects and sends the license usage...
11 May, 2017
document Windows Versions and Surround SCM Working Directories
If you use Windows Vista or Windows 7, do not set the Surround SCM working directory to any location in the following folders: C:\Program Files C:\Program Files (x86) Note: The file paths assume Windows was installed in C:\. Known issues When you get files to your working...
06 Jun, 2017
document Starting the PostgreSQL Server for Surround SCM
The following information tells you how to start the PostgreSQL Server if it was installed with Surround SCM. Windows The PostgreSQL Server is installed as a service and starts automatically. Mac A PostgreSQL folder is created in the /Library/StartupItems directory. The PostgreSQL...
06 Jun, 2017

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