CDS email message - CDS/25/09/12/a
Sent 25 Sep 2012
Detherm 2010 withdrawal on 1st Nov
Detherm 2011 client must be used instead of the 2010 one after 1st Nov
In March this year the 2011 release of Detherm data was made available
by CDS that was incompatible with the Windows client from the 2010 release.
The new client is able to access both the old and new versions of the
database and must be installed before November.
To do this installation you need to have Windows administrator privileges
and so IT support help may be required.
To check the client version, simply start it and the new one has
"Detherm 2011.3" displayed at the top left of the application window.
The new 2011 data is accessed using the server name "cdsdt2.dl.ac.uk"
If you need to upgrade the client, follow the instructions at
and access the data in the client using the server name "cdsdt2.dl.ac.uk".
NB you will not need to reinstall any of the Oracle software.
From Nov the old data will no longer be available and so the old client will be obsolete.
If you try to access the new data from the old client, some functions will seem to work
while others will give a spurious "No Data" error message.
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Please ensure you have a secure CDS password. If you have any doubts
about your password security please reset it. You can reset your
password via the link:
You can also access this webpage via the "Registration" header in the
top pulldown menu on all CDS webpages.
To change your password to a new one of your choice you will need to
know your old one. If you have forgotten this you can get a temporary
replacement one via the "Forgot Password?" link on the CDS homepage.
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