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Shared Database

The Shared Database option displays in the left panel only if you have purchased and installed this feature. The CommonSpot Shared Database configuration makes replica copies of the current version of the site, typically produced on a private authoring server, immediately available to "Target," or Read-Only Production Servers, for public viewing. You can synchronize content at the site or subsite level.

Access subsite shared database options by expanding Shared Database in the left panel of the Subsite Administration Dashboard.

Within a shared database configuration, all database content created, updated, or deleted on the authoring server becomes instantly available to target servers reading the same database instance. CommonSpot's clustering logic delivers file-system and memory changes to target servers in near real time.

Synchronizing these changes requires a valid connection between the authoring server and each target server: All servers must be within a local network, with TCP/IP connections supporting direct file copy and HTTP connections. Use the Shared Database Configuration utility to set up and maintain device mappings.

Important Note: Before implementing this configuration, make sure that the ColdFusion Server Service supporting CommonSpot has read and write permissions for all directories and devices used by CommonSpot on all servers in the cluster. See the CommonSpot Shared Database Configuration guide.


Related Links

Shared Database Synchronize Custom Modules

Shared Database Synchronize All Content

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