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UNIX Commands


Command
Function
Used by
 asctoexp
Deprecated. Program used for export file conversion.

bsql
SQL command interpreter. See Mimer SQL User's Manual, chapter 11, Mimer BSQL for more information.
mimdevenv, mimexampledb
dbc
Databank check utility. See Databank Check Functionality for more information.

dbfiles
Lists the databank files for a database server, as stored in the data dictionary.
mimdbfiles
dbinstall
Command used to install a new database.

dbopen
Opens all user defined databanks at once. See DBOPEN Functionality for more information.

dbserver
The Mimer SQL database server program. You start dbserver using the mimcontrol command.
mimcontrol
esql
Embedded SQL pre-processor. See Mimer SQL Programmer's Manual, chapter 4, Embedded SQL for more information.

exptoasc
Deprecated. Used for export file conversion.

mimaddpath
Used to add a value to an environment variable (with duplicate check). The new definition is displayed - not installed. Especially used to update the shared library search path.
*
mimadmin
Menu-based database server administration utility.

mimautoset
Switches on/off the automatic server start and stop functionality or gives the current state of this interaction with the operating system.
dbinstall
mimcontrol
Manages database servers. See Managing a Database Server for more information.
dbinstall, mimadmin, mimlistdb
mimdbfiles
Lists the databank file names for a database server, as stored in the UNIX file system. Can also be used to change the ownership of the databank files (i.e. the new owner will be the one that is dedicated to manage the database server).
dbinstall
mimdevenv
Command used to create a beginner's development environment.
dbinstall
mimexampldb
Command used to create an example database environment.
dbinstall
mimhome
Displays the home directory for the effective user. Especially used to fins location for log and tmp files.
*
mimhosts
Program to manage and to do lookup in the /etc/sqlhosts file. See The SQLHOSTS File on VMS and UNIX for more information.
dbinstall, mimadmin, mimowner, mimdbfile, mimdevenv, mimexampledb
miminfo
Program to monitor database servers. See Managing a Database Server for more information.
mimadmin
miminstall
Command delivered with the distribution TAR file used to unpack and install Mimer SQL.

mimlicense
Used to manage the license keys in /etc/mimerkey. See Mimer SQL License Key for more information.
miminstall
mimlink
Used to link Mimer SQL libraries, man pages and executables to /usr/lib, /usr/man and
/usr/bin, respectively.
miminstall
mimlistdb
Lists started database servers.
mimadmin, mimuninstall
mimmem
Lists current limits on memory usage.

mimowner
Displays the name of the operating system user that is dedicated to manage a specific database server.
mimadmin
mimpath
Gets the path to databank locations.
mimadmin, mimdbfiles, mimowner
mimservers
Starts/stops all database servers (of current version) defined in
/etc/sqlhosts.
mimautoset
mimstatln
Used to follow and display the source for a symbolic link.
dbinstall, miminstall, mimlink, mimunlink, mimexampledb, mimautoset, mimadmin
mimtcp
Manages TCP port dispatching, i.e. distributing incoming connect-attempts to the requested database server. See Creating a Mimer SQL Database for more information.

mimuninstall
Command to uninstall Mimer SQL.

mimunlink
Command used to remove symbolic links from /usr/bin, /usr/man and /usr/lib, previously created by the mimlink command.
mimuninstall
mimversion
Command used to get the installed Mimer SQL version.
mimadmin
sdbgen
Command used to create the system databanks for Mimer SQL. See Generating the Mimer SQL System Databanks for more information.
dbinstall
util
Program used for various database ad-hoc operations, mainly as the interface to the READLOG functionality and to re-create system databanks. See Running Mimer BSQL and UTIL for more information. (Some functions in this utility are deprecated).



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