Login to an EQuIS Database

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Login to an EQuIS Database

This article demonstrates how to login to an EQuIS database.


Note: SPM requires additional tables/fields not included in the standard EQuIS Schema. Please refer to the article Update Database Schema for details on how to update a standard EQuIS database to enable SPM.


1.Launch the EQuIS Sample Planning Module. There are multiple ways to launch SPM, which are explained below.

a.Click the SPM button on the EQuIS Professional Home ribbon. Using this method, SPM will automatically log in to the same database and facility that were opened upon login in Professional.

b.Double-click an EQuIS SPM shortcut.

c.Click on the Windows Start button > All Programs > EarthSoft > EarthSoft Sample Planning Module.

2.To connect to a new database, click the Connection tab.

a.Enter the Server Name, User Name, and Password, then click the connection cloud.




3.To open a previously used database, or open a file containing a database login, click the Open tab.

a.Click a previous connection.

b.Click Browse to open a file containing a database login.



4.Select a facility



5.The SPM welcome screen will appear, prompting the user to open a Plan. If the "Reopen last plan" option is enabled, the user will be taken to the most recently used SPM Plan.