BladeManager is an application that runs on client computers and requires a connection to IBM Informix.
Consists of a shell in which commands can be executed to register or unregister the datablades.
1 Running blade manager
BladeManager by running as informix user.
ec2server:~ informix$ blademgr
2 show databases
Displays a list of databases available on the server:
3 list [database]
print list of registered DataBlade modules
This command must be executed at the beginning to select a database from which to execute the rest of commands.
4 show modules
Displays a list of DataBlade modules available on a database (list it first)
ol_informix1210> show modules
If you get the message [You must first list a database you have permission to use] it indicates you are missing to run first the list command to select a database.
And then, you can run commands to show database blades
5 register [module] [database]
Register a datablade in a database:
ifmxserver>register spatial.8.21.FC4R1 db1 Register module spatial.8.21.FC4R1 into database db1? [Y/n]Y Registering DataBlade module... (may take a while). Module spatial.8.21.FC4R1 needs interfaces not registered in database db1. The required interface is provided by the modules: 1 - ifxrltree.2.00 Select the number of a module above to register, or N :- 1 Registering DataBlade module... (may take a while). DataBlade ifxrltree.2.00 was successfully registered in database db1. Registering DataBlade module... (may take a while). DataBlade spatial.8.21.FC4R1 was successfully registered in database db1.
6 unregister [module] [database]
Deregister a datablade in a database
ifmxserver>unregister spatial.8.21.FC4R1 db1 Unregister module spatial.8.21.FC4R1 out of database db1? [Y/n]Y DataBlade spatial.8.21.FC4R1 was successfully unregistered from Database db1. ifmxserver>unregister ifxrltree.2.00 db1 Unregister module ifxrltree.2.00 out of database db1? [Y/n]Y DataBlade ifxrltree.2.00 was successfully unregistered from Database db1.