Eastern Michigan University

Switching Data Sources for Testing

To test new Xtender functionality, you will need to switch data sources from BERP to QUAL. When you are done testing, you will need to switch back to BERP.

Follow these directions to switch data sources:

  1. On your Windows desktop, click the Start button, All Programs, AppXtender Desktop, and finally Data Source Selector.
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  2. The AppXtender data Source Selector window is displayed. Click the Locate button.
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  3. The Data Link Properties window is displayed. Type the data source name in the 1. Enter a server name field.

    Note: Type QUAL if you are testing and BERP if you are working with production data.
  4. Type your Banner username in the User name field.
  5. Type your Banner password in the Password field.
  6. Click the Test Connection button.
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  7. The Microsoft Data Link window is displayed. Click the OK button.
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  8. The Data Link Properties window is displayed. Click the OK button.
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  9. The Data Link Properties window is displayed. Click to select the data source name in the Data Source Name column.
  10. Click the Set as Default button
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  11. A checkmark displays next to the data source name. Click the Apply button.
  12. Click the OK button.
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