The old setting was mainly used for the Mobile "Emulator" that came with Appeon 2015. Appeon has dropped the emulator feature in the PB 2017 Universal edition. So that is why you no longer see the configuration option.
Regards ... Chris
I wasn't that keen to even think that they drop that feature.
That's why I thought I made a mistake during installation.
So lets summarize:
No offline DB,
I wonder how to impress anyone who wants to develop for mobile with this great feature of PB2017.