Add an Existing Repository (Oracle)

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Please Note: Deleting a repository from the list means it will not appear anymore in the Winconsole. This is different from the option “remove repository” which allows you to totally erase a repository from your system. 

This section shows how to add in the preview an Oracle repository, previously created and deleted from the list.

  • Access the VG Win Console application using the path Start > All Programs > Novalys > Visual Guard > Visual Guard Console
  • The VG Win Console will open as shown below. 
  • Access the Add Repository option using one of the options below:
    • Select Add repository option from File Menu (A).


    • Right click on the ‘Visual Guard Console‘ in the Left Navigation Panel and select Add repository option from the Popup Menu. (B)


    • Click “Add repository…” (C)
  • The Repository Creation Wizard screen will be displayed as shown below:
  • The wizard will automatically walk you through the repository creation.
  • Click “Next >”  to access the Next screen.
  • Select the highlighted option (A) from the screen to create a repository using an existing repository.
  • Click “next >”  to select repository type.
  • Select option (A) from the screen to create an Oracle Repository.
  • Click “Next >”  to specify the server name as well as the username and password required to access the repository; the screen below will be displayed. 
  • Specify the Server Name in the option (A). This server contains the objects of the database necessary to store the Visual Guard repository.
  • Select the Authentication Mode (B).
  • Two types of authentication modes are avaiable namely Oracle Authentication and Windows Authentication Mode (B).
  • You can select either of the authentication modes. Specify the username and password that will be used to connect to the server.
  • Specify the schema name.
  • The schema will be same where the existing repository is stored.
  • The Authentication Mode selected for the existing repository will automatically be used for the new repository.
  • Click “Finish”  to complete the Repository Creation Process.
  • Visual Guard will automatically use the Repository Name used last to create the repository.
  • You can rename the repository on the Visual Guard Console once the creation process is complete.
  • The Repository will be displayed in the Left Navigation Panel as well as the Main Section on the Visual Guard Console. 
  • To access the repository, click on the option (A).
  • The following screen will open and allow you to authenticate and access the repository.
  • Select the Authentication Mode and specify the username and password.
  • The following details will be displayed on the Visual Guard Console.

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