Good morning Vic,

I had not filled in the Message Bank Link, but it was prefilled already. However, when I try to click on Go button, it links to:


The correct link on the Message Bank server is:


The URL on the server is /csp/healthshare/dmlss_db instead of /csp/dmlss_db

Is this the reason why the Message Bank does not receive any messages?

I created a new web application /csp/dmlss_db on the Message Bank server. The Go button now works from Configure Message Bank Link. However, still nothing going into the Message Bank.

I was able to define ECP connection in Installer class that I run when I build docker image for my Docker IRIS application. Now I start to use Amazon ECS and Autoscaling. When a new instance is created and it runs the IRIS container, I want it to "register" as an Application server on the remote database server. What code can I execute to add an ip address as an Application Server?


I hesitate to use any libraries as I work for Department of Veterans Affairs and they are very picky what is allowed. I see that Ens Portal Production Configuration has dot indicators for status green is okay or red is error and it also draws lines between connected components.

It is SVG. I was able to draw rectangles, circles, and lines. The code creates rect elements for boxes and text elements for text. My question is how can I force text to wrap and stay inside a rectangle?

Good morning Vic,

Yes, we want to be able to have multiple productions in containers pulling files from one location. I do not want to use different FileSpecs, because if one container goes away because of scaling down or error, I want the remaining container to continue processing.

I agree that work path helps, because when one container processes the file, it is moved to work path, and not visible to others monitoring the file path.

When we tested the file lock option with two containers processing 56 files, it appeared to avoid collisions. The other option appears to be more complex especially with variable number of containers. 

I have uploaded part of the block diagram our boss likes a lot because he can see messages flow (arrows), message types (lines), and points of contact (on the right) on one page. The green check marks indicate everything is okay. If something goes wrong, the numbers refer to the points of contact on the right so support knows who to contact. I envision there will be drill down to more details. I do not want to represent the diagram pixel by pixel, but I look for ways to draw lines and arrows.

Class Ens.Config.DefaultSettings Extends (%Persistent, %XML.Adaptor). So it is fairly easy to write a class method to update the Default Settings based on Environment var ISC_DATA_DIRECTORY. Next question is, when to call this class method. On Container start? How does this work? On Production start might work but it really only needs to run once. I guess I could check if it already ran, and do not go through all settings each time production starts. If you read this, thanks for your attention and have a good weekend

I just tested  write $System.Util.GetEnviron("ISC_DATA_DIRECTORY") and it returned the ISC_DATA_DIRECTORY of the persistent instance.

Currently our application gets file path for file services and operations from System Default Settings. What is a good way to update the System Default Settings based on $System.Util.GetEnviron("ISC_DATA_DIRECTORY")? 


I agree that each persistent instance needs to have unique ISC_DATA_DIRECTORY. Like you said, they maybe subdirectories under the same directory like /data/data_instA and /data/data_instB, etc.

If I want to deploy the same code in two or more containers, our application has file path for File Services. If I get access to ISC_DATA_DIRECTORY such as /data/data_instA or /data/data_instB, I can configure unique file path for each container. Otherwise, if more than one instance has File Service watching the same directory, they may conflict when processing and then moving the file. This can be avoided by having unique file path per container OR unique file spec so two containers do not try to access the same file.

I just searched and found $system.Util.GetEnviron(). I will test if this gives me ISC_DATA_DIRECTORY when container is starting or running.

I like to export my project at certain times and later use winmerge to compare and see what has changed. I think to create a utility to automate the fiddle the xml files to compare like neutralizing creation time and compile time. Maybe remove storage from xml when possibly moving code from iris to cache. I just need to find the correct open to be able to read from the beginning of a file. I get error an end of stream error when I try to read from file.