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Background and scheduled process parameters

The following table lists the startup parameters that you can set from the Service Manager server's operating system command prompt or from the Service Manager initialization file (sm.ini).

These parameters set features for background and scheduled processes.

Startup parameter Brief description
Special parameters: bg Causes the Service Manager server to mark all background process as SYSTEM processes
Parameter: deadnodelocktimeout Specifies the amount of time that must elapse before a process forcibly removes a lock from the Lock or LockShared table
Special parameters: sleep Defines the number of seconds that the Information Retrieval (IR) queue process waits between updates
Special parameters: sync Starts the synchronization process, which identifies and removes locks owned by inactive processes and shared memory
Special parameters: synctime Defines the number of seconds the sync process waits before identifying and removing locks owned by defunct processes and shared memory

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Enter a parameter in the sm.ini file