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Advantage Management API

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The Advantage Database Server can supply management information directly to Advantage client applications via the Advantage Management API. The Advantage Management Utility described above is a Delphi application written to call the Advantage Management API. The following information can be obtained via the Advantage Management API:

Database activity information
Installation information
Information about connected users
Information about tables and index files that are open
Configuration parameters that do and do not affect server memory
Communication statistics
Worker thread activity information
Owner of a file or record lock
List of locks on a given table
Advantage server type

In addition to the ability to retrieve the above information, Advantage applications have the ability to disconnect a user from the Advantage Database Server.

Refer to your Advantage client-specific documentation for more information about specific Management APIs.