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Tech Tip: A tip for registering a database as a Service on Mac OS
PRODUCT: 4D Server | VERSION: 2004.5 | PLATFORM: Mac OS X
Published On: February 27, 2007
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If you are trying to register your database as a service on Mac OS X and after restarting your machine 4D does not launch, it may be because you do not have permission to write to the Mac StartupItems directory.

On Mac OS X when you register your database as a service files are written to the following directory:


Macintosh HD:Library:StartupItems


This is a global directory, so you must have administrative rights to be able to write to it. Be sure to speak with your IT manager to ensure that your Mac OS X user account has such rights, or if you have access to the administrative account manage privileges as you see fit. Just make sure that the Mac OS X account you log into when registering your database as a service has the rights to write to the StartupItems directory.