A LANSA system partition is a means of "dividing up" or "partitioning" one LANSA system. Each partition is completely separate from other partitions, but partitions may share some common system objects such as System Variables. Each partition has its own development characteristics and each partition has its own logical repository. Partitions are maintained at the LANSA System level.
Generally, partitions should be used to:
Generally, partitions should NOT be used to:
When you create a partition, please note that:
All partition information is stored on a LANSA Master System. This means that in a Visual LANSA Slave system, partition information is displayed as read only.
If you are using an Independent Visual LANSA System, partitions are maintained directly in Visual LANSA.
To access the Partition settings, in the Repository tab of the Editor, open the System Information folder, select Partitions from the list and then select the partition you wish to look at.
You must be logged on to Visual LANSA as the Security Officer or Partition Security Officer to perform partition maintenance tasks.
The characteristics of a partition definition are described in the following categories:
If you are using Visual LANSA Slave System connected to a LANSA for i Master System, refer to: