View Composer can store linked-clone desktop information in a SQL Server database. You create a View Composer database by adding it to SQL Server and configuring an ODBC data source for it.

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You can add a new View Composer database to an existing Microsoft SQL Server instance to store linked-clone data for View Composer.

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By using this recommended method, the View Composer database administrator can set permissions for View Composer administrators to be granted through Microsoft SQL Server database roles.

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After you add a View Composer database to SQL Server, you must configure an ODBC connection to the new database to make this data source visible to the View Composer service.