CD_SRVR.INI Parameter Values

Parameter Name Parameter Definition Values
CD_SETUP_TYPE Specifies the type of installation. Default configures a new installation. Upgrade migrates an existing installation. Custom and Default values have the same effect in silent installs. Default | Custom | Upgrade
CD_NODENAME Local node name, from 1-16 characters, consisting of numbers, letters, @, #, $, -, underscore (_), and period (.) with no spaces or apostrophes. If this field is blank, the parameter defaults to the first 16 characters of the computer where the server is installed.
CD_UPGRADE_NODE The version of software and node to upgrade. Valid only if CD_SETUP_TYPE=Upgrade. Version number/node name. For example: CD_UPGRADE_NODE=v4.8.0\MYNODE. The default node is the first node of the most recent version installed.
CD_UPGRADE_KEEPSRC_FLAG Prevents the current version from being deleted before installing the new version. Valid only if CD_SETUP_TYPE=Upgrade.

1=enabled. If the selected installation type is Upgrade/Migrate, the previously installed version is uninstalled by default.

CD_HOST_IP The IP address or host name of the server used for node-to-node communication. Any valid IP address or host name. If blank, the IP address is obtained from the destination computer's IP address in the TCP/IP stack.
CD_HOST_PORT The port number that Connect:Direct® for Microsoft Windows, or user-written API programs, will use to establish client sessions with this Connect:Direct server for outgoing communications. A numeric value in the format nnnn, where nnnn is a positive integer no larger than four digits. The default is 1364.
CD_API_IP The IP address or host name of the server used for API (client) connections. Any valid IP address or host name. If blank, the IP address is obtained from the destination computer's IP address in the TCP/IP stack.
CD_API_PORT The port number that Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows or user-written API programs will use to establish client sessions with this Connect:Direct server. You must specify the port when it differs from the default. A numeric value in the format nnnn, where nnnn is a positive integer no larger than four digits. The default is 1363.
CD_ACTIVEDIR_FLAG Registers the client IP address to active directory. 1=enabled. Disabled by default.
CD_NOTIFY_TYPE Defines the Process completion notification type. NT Broadcast | SMTP
CD_NOTIFY_SMTP_HOST If CD_NOTIFY_TYPE = SMTP, this field identifies the IP address of the SMTP host. Host address in the format xxx.xxx.xxx
CD_NOTIFY_SMTP_PORT If CD_NOTIFY_TYPE = SMTP, this field identifies the port used by the SMTP host. Port number up to four characters. The default value is 25.
CD_NOTIFY_SMTP_SENDER If CD_NOTIFY_TYPE = SMTP, this field identifies the e-mail address to identify the sender of the message Valid e-mail address.
CD_NOTIFY_SMTP_AUTHENTICATE If CD_NOTIFY_TYPE = SMTP, this field enables authentication. If this value is not set, the user ID and password fields are ignored. 1=enabled. Disabled by default.
CD_NOTIFY_SMTP_USERID If CD_NOTIFY_TYPE = SMTP, this field identifies the user ID to use to authenticate the server. A valid user ID.
CD_NOTIFY_SMTP_PWD If CD_NOTIFY_TYPE = SMTP, this field identifies the user password to use to authenticate the server. A valid user password.
CD_USERAUTH_FILE The path name and file name of a valid user authority file. Any valid user authority file. For example: C:\Configurations\MyUserAuth.cfg
CD_NETMAP_FILE The path name and file name of a valid network map file. Any valid network map file. For example: C:\Configurations\MyNetmap.cfg
CD_INITPARMS_FILE The path name and file name of a valid initialization parameter file. Any valid Microsoft Windows directory and initialization parameter file name. For example: C:\Configurations\MyInitparms.cfg
CD_SVC_ACCOUNT Service user account. Installation fails if the user doesn't have the following privileges: act as part of the operating system, log on locally, log on as service, replace a process level token. Domain\Username format. The default account is the local system account.
CD_SVC_ACCOUNT_PWD Service user account password.  
CD_DATABASE_NAME Specifies the name of the database. The default database name is CDWINNT.
CD_DATABASE_TYPE Configures the TCQ and Statistics databases. MSSQL must be installed and configured prior to installing IBM Connect:Direct. PostgreSQL is optionally installed and configured during the install. POSTGRESQL | MSSQL
CD_POSTGRESQL_PORT If CD_DATABASE_TYPE = POSTGRESQL, this parameter specifies the PostgreSQL server port number. The default port number is 23620.
CD_POSTGRESQL_USERID If CD_DATABASE_TYPE = POSTGRESQL, this parameter specifies the user ID of the POSTGRESQL server administrator. The default user ID is root.
CD_POSTGRESQL_PWD If CD_DATABASE_TYPE = POSTGRESQL, this parameter specifies the PostgreSQL server system administrator's password. The password is required.  
CD_SQL_SERVER If CD_DATABASE_TYPE = MSSQL, this parameter specifies the name of the SQL server. Valid SQL Server
CD_SQL_AUTHENTICATION If CD_DATABASE_TYPE = MSSQL, this parameter specifies the SQL authentication. Disabled by default.
CD_SQL_USERID If CD_DATABASE_TYPE = MSSQL, this parameter specifies the user ID of the SQL server system administrator. If SQL authentication is enabled, the SQL user ID and password are required.  
CD_SQL_PWD If CD_DATABASE_TYPE = MSSQL, this parameter specifies the SQL server system administrator's password. Valid 1-30 character SQL Server System administrator password
CD_SPE_DISABLE_FLAG Disables the Secure+ Strong password encryption feature. 1=disabled. Enabled by default.
CD_KEYSTORE_FILE Specifies the file name for Secure+ KeyStore file. The file name should not include a path. The default file name is cdkeystore.p12.
CD_KEYSTORE_PWD Specifies the password for Secure+ KeyStore file. The password is required when Secure+ is installed.  
CD_NETMAP_CHECK Specifies the initialization parameter network map check settings. Y | L | R | N
CD_NODE_CHECK Specifies the initialization parameter node check settings. A | B | C
CD_CLIENT_KEYCERT_FILE Specifies the Secure+ Client Key Certificate file name. (PEM PKCS8).  
CD_CLIENT_KEYCERT_PWD Specifies the password for the Secure+ Client Key Certificate file.  
CD_CLIENT_CIPHERSUITES Enables the TLS or SSL cipher suites for the node record. Optional. The default is

(TLS_AES_256_GCM_SHA384, TLS_AES_128_GCM_SHA256, TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_GCM_SHA384, TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_128_GCM_SHA256)

CD_ADMIN_USERID Specifies the default Connect:Direct user authority. Any valid user ID.

CD_TRUSTEDCERT_FILE

Specifies the trusted certificates to be imported

  • File path
  • blank (Default)
    Note: Trusted certificates are not imported if the parameter is not specified or left blank.
CD_SECUREPLUS_FILE

Specifies the file containing additional SPCLI commands to configure on CD.

  • File path
  • blank (Default)
    Note: Splice command file will not be executed if the parameter is not specified or left blank.
CD_AGENT_PORT

Specify the Agent port details here to configure the Agent listening port that Control Center Director will use to communicate with the Agent.

Default: 1365

CD_AGENT_ENABLE

Use to enable the Install Agent

  • y (Default)
  • n
  • blank

CD_AGENT_OSA_DISABLE

Use to disable the Install Agent posting events to Control Center Director

  • y (Default)
  • n
  • blank

CD_AGENT_INSTALLATION_ID

Use to store initparms configuration

  • blank (Default)
  • any string (maximum length: 1023 bytes)
CD_OSA_REST_URL

Provide the Event Repository URL to configure the Control Center Director Open Server Architecture (OSA) URL, the target location where Agent posts all the events to Control Center Director.

None
CD_PSWDEXIT_DLL This is the Password Exit DLL File to enable the Password Exit feature. If the value is blank, the feature is disabled.
  • none (default)
  • valid fully qualified DLL file
CD_PSWDEXIT_DLLHASH
This is a SHA256 hash of the Password Exit DLL file. Before Connect:Direct Windows loads the your Password Exit DLL file, it will compute the SHA256 hash for the file. If the computed hash matches the configure Password Exit DLL Hash, then Connect:Direct Windows will load the dll and use it to obtain user passwords.
Note: This parameter is mandatory when CD_PSWDEXIT_DLL is enabled.
  • none (default)
  • valid SHA256 hash
CD_PSWDEXIT_POLICYID

Optional

It is sent to the Password Exit as a parameter.
  • none (default)
  • valid string
CD_PSWDEXIT_APPLID

Optional

It is sent to the Password Exit as a parameter.
  • none (default)
  • valid string
CD_PSWDEXIT_URL It is sent to the Password Exit as a parameter (Optional).
  • none (default)
  • valid string
CD_FILEAGENT_ENABLE Specifies whether the Integrated File Agent is enabled to run or disabled.
  • N (default)
  • Y
CD_FILEAGENT_FILE Integrated File Agent configuration file in JSON format (.json)
  • none (default)
  • valid fully qualified configuration file
CD_HEALTH_CHECK_TRUSTED_ADDR Specifies the IPv4/IPv6 address or hostname from which heath check connections are expected and allowed.
  • valid IP address or hostname on the system.
  • blank (default)
CD_CDWS_PORT The default port which Connect Direct Web Services uses to operate. Default: 1368