6.4 Starting and Stopping the COS Naming Service

The Common Object Service (COS) naming service orbd, provided by Sun Microsystem's JDK, can be used for Reports Server discovery instead of the default broadcast mechanism. Refer to the JavaIDL page on Sun Microsystem's Web site (http://java.sun.com) for more details on the orbd executable.

To start the naming service, use the following commands:

On Windows:

namingservice.bat port_number


namingservice.sh port_number

To use OPMN to control the naming service, refer to Section, "COS Naming Service Specification"