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SummaryStores the SuperSTAR catalogue settings for all SXV4s.
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This section stores the list of datasets and tables in the Local Access section of the Catalogue, in the form:


The Local Access section can include datasets in the following format:

  • SXV4
  • SDMX
  • SuperSTAR Archive File Format (.sar)

For example:

RetailBanking=C:\ProgramData\STR\SuperCROSS\Databases\Retail Banking

The details of the local access datasets are also stored in an XML file (C:\ProgramData\STR\SuperCROSS\CatalogLocal.xml). A local access dataset will not appear in the Catalogue unless it is specified in both ssii.ini and CatalogLocal.xml.


This section contains the name and address of the SuperADMIN server. This entry is automatically created when a SuperADMIN connection is made in SuperCROSS.

For example:

SuperSTAR Database Server=inet:localhost:9230


This section stores CORBA naming service settings.

DBISServerThe SuperWEB1 server address.
NamingServiceNaming service location in the format inet:<host>:<port>

For example:



By default, if the version of SuperCROSS that you are using does not match the version of SuperSERVER that you are connecting to, SuperCROSS will display a compatibility warning:

If you wish to disable this warning message, you can do so by adding the following section to the ssii.ini file, setting the value of CompatibilityCheck to 0:


To enable the warning message again, either remove this section or set the value of CompatibilityCheck to 1.


This section can be used to force users to include certain fields in a table.

SuperCROSS will not allow a cross tabulation unless the table includes all the mandatory fields:

To specify mandatory fields, use the following format:

<dataset_id>=<list of mandatory fields enclosed in angle brackets>

The following example specifies that:

  • For the Retail Banking dataset (ID: bank) the Gender and Marital Status fields are required.
  • For the people dataset, the Occupation field is required.
bank=<Gender><Marital Status>


Use this section to enable single sign on with Kerberos, by adding the following lines:


You must also configure an appropriate authentication service. See Single Sign On with Kerberos for more information.


The default path for datasets that do not have a [DBPath] set. This directory is used to store configuration files related to SXV4s loaded through SuperSERVER, including:

For example:


This setting is not included in the configuration file by default. You can either add it to the file directly, or it can be configured in SuperCROSS under Edit > Options > Configuration > SXV4 and Local Access > SXV4 Default DBPath.

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