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PASOE - Is it safe to modify openedge_setenv.[bat|sh]?

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Article Number000081695
EnvironmentProduct: OpenEdge
Version: 11.5, 11.6, 11.7
OS: All Supported Platforms
Question/Problem Description
Is it safe to modify the PASOE openedge_setenv.bat / openedge_setenv.sh files and specify user environment variable?
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Do not modify the openedge_setenv.bat or openedge_setenv.sh files.  

When service packs or hotfixes are installed these files may be overwritten without any backup being taken as we do not expect customers to ever modify these files.  

Instead of modifying these files, put your custom environment variables in a file named <anything_here>_setenv.bat (on Windows) and <anything_here>_setenv.sh (on UNIX/Linux).  

We automatically look for and execute anything that follows the <anything_here>_setenv.[bat | sh] naming convention and these custom files will not be touched by service packs or hotfixes.
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Last Modified Date7/13/2017 2:51 PM