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Added note for 1.1.11 and multiple database support in Gii.
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Once this is defined, the second database is referred to as `Yii::app()->dbadvert` rather than `Yii::app()->db` (of course, the first is still available).

But we can do much better integration than this, starting with Gii and ending with AR support.
Using Gii
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Gii can use multiple database connections in Yii > 1.1.11.
 
 
If you are using a previous version, 
Gii only knows how to use the primary database connection, so for a brief time while creating models/controllers/crud, you'll have to edit your `protected/config/main.php` file to temporarily make the advertising database the primary `db` connection:

```php
// protected/config/main.php
'components' => array(
# 'db' => array(
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Written by: Steve Friedl
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Created on: Dec 21, 2010
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