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Administration Script Control Files


Administration scripts read the text files listed in Table 102 to access default information. These files are created by the installation scripts or system operations, and normally do not require modification.

Table 102: Configuration Files for Administration Scripts

File Name


Default Value


Error message file.

Empty (no errors recorded)


Specifies the default name for the database created with the script (described on



Specifies the socket on which the mysqld process is listening.

If the DBSock.txt file is present and not empty, then the administration script assumes mysqld is running on the local machine, and listening on the specified socket, and the administration scripts communicate with mysqld using this socket.

If the DBSock.txt file is absent or empty, then the administration scripts use DBHost.txt/DBPort.txt to communicate with mysqld.



Specifies the name of the host on which mysqld is running.



Specifies the default port for communicating with mysqld.



Specifies the name of the default SSR identity (account).



Specifies the password of the default SSR identity (account).



A scratch file used by the scripts.

Empty (no value present)

DBtime zone.txt

Specifies the time zone used by the administration scripts. Available choices are: UTC (the default value of 00:00), time zone of the machine where the administration scripts are running, or the time zone of the machine that hosts the management node.

If you need to change the time zone, you must edit the DBtime zone.txt field. For example, to set the time zone to Pacific Standard Time (PST), first set the DBtime zone.txt field to -07:00.

This setting affects the timestamp display in the and scripts. However, this setting does not affect the timestamps held in the database.