Database Devices Editor (Sybase ASE)

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The Database Devices Editor lets you view or modify basic properties of a database device and view space usage details.

To edit a database device

  1. Open an editor on the database device. For details, see Opening an Object Editor.
  2. Use the following table as a guide to understanding and modifying the settings on the tabs of this editor:
Tab Settings and tasks


Lets you work with settings in the following categories:

Attributes and Autogrowth

For information on working with properties in these categories, see Database Devices (Sybase ASE) - Properties.

Page range

The First Virtual Page and Last Virtual Page numbers for the target database device.


These controls are only enabled if mirroring is enabled on the server. Mirrored - enables/disables mirroring for this device. Mirror Enabled - enables/disables the existing mirror. Mirror Name - name of the existing mirror.


Details include the Device Size, SpaceUsed, FreeSpace, and the size and usage for all Database fragments.

DDL View

For details on using this tab, see Viewing the SQL/DDL for an Object.

3. When finished, you can submit your changes. For details, see Previewing and Submitting Object Editor Changes.