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ClearCase Support: How to Setup ClearCase Registry

For each ClearCase environment, one server must be defined as a ClearCase Registry Server. This server must always be online so that all the other ClearCase servers and clients can attain the registry information at any time. The registry information is the list of available VOBs and Views that each computer can access along with the exact VOB and View storage locations and server names on the network.

Typically, all registry files are located by default in this directory on UNIX, but it may be configured for somewhere else:


The Registry Server will have this file with only one word in the file.

$ cat /usr/adm/atria/rgy/rgy_svr.conf

All other ClearCase Servers and Clients will need to be configured with the Registry Server name.

$ cat /usr/adm/atria/rgy/rgy_hosts.conf

The SERVER_NAME must be the Registry Serverís name, such as "".

Additionally, all ClearCase Servers and Clients must know the registry's name in this config file.

$ cat /usr/adm/atria/rgy/rgy_region.conf

The REGISTRY_NAME must be the Registryís name, such as "clearcase_registry" or "xyz".

Finally, to reset the Registry password, use this command as root when logged into the Registry Server:

# /usr/atria/etc/rgy_passwd

by Phil for Humanity
on 03/28/2008

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