Typically, the OASIS database is started as a windows service. However, it may be necessary to start the OASIS database manually. This process may only be performed on computers that have the OASIS server components installed (Adaptive Server Anywhere).
Locate "Manual Start":
This will start the ASA manual start dialog:
Use the "Browse" button to locate the oasis.db. Typically, the server name is set to "oasis". For most users all other fields should be kept the same.
Press the Ok button. For a few minutes, the following screen will show:
If any "assertion" errors are reported - contact Ingen Software immediately - you may have a corrupted database.
When the window disappears, you should see a small icon show in the lower right corner of the screen - this will be the database service.