To create a new connection:
If it is not already visible, open the Serena Explorer view by selecting View | Serena Explorer, or by clicking the S logo on the Serena toolbar.
Click the Connect button . The Log in to Dimensions dialog box appears.
Click the New button. The Define a new connection dialog boxappears.
If smart card support is enabled, choose the type of login under System. This can be either User Credentials or Smart Card.
If you are logging in using standard user credentials, enter the following:
User ID: The ID of the user that you want to connect as.
Password: The password for the user ID.
If you are using a smart card to log in, enter the smart card certificate in the Certificate field.
Under Dimensions, enter the following:
Server: The network name of the system that hosts the Dimensions server.
DB Name: The name of the Dimensions database that you want to connect to.
DB Connection: The database connection that you want to connect to on the server.
Managing Connections to Dimensions CM
Editing an Existing Connection
About Automatic Log In
Deleting a Connection
Opening a Connection to Dimensions CM