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MUF & RMUF Creation

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  • MUF & RMUF Creation

    Not been around for a very long time. Just purchased a AAv12 perpetual license - previously used v11.

    Having loaded an app that has been running for 13 years without issue, now running in AAv12 I've come across several anomalies. The first is MUF/RMUF files do not get created. As I use the "user count" functions to see how many users are running, I need to sort this out. Hopefully someone will have some insight as to why these files are not being created.

    If It Works First Time, There's Something Wrong!!!

  • #2
    Re: MUF & RMUF Creation

    Well I can't answer for that version Chris, but my old version of V12 creates the MUF file in the root Folder.
    Although this is supposed to be for V10, it seems to work on my old V12;

    ? a5_registration_license_inuse("C:\Data\AlphaSports.muf")
    = 0

    Are you looking in the right place?
    See our Hybrid Option here;

    In fairness to alcohol, I have done some stupid things when I was sober too!


    • #3
      Re: MUF & RMUF Creation

      Hi Ted
      Thanks for response. a .MUF or .RMUF file is definitely not created in any folder on my system with AAv12. I've looked manually as well as doing a windows search on the whole hard drive. The application I'm testing is a solid app I've been using for years.

      Using the a5_registration_license_inuse() produces 0 every time, and, using the newer Ex function also produces no output. This was tested with 2 x AAv12 developer users and 3 AAv12 runtime users - All show 0 users and no MUF/RMUF files to be found.

      I think it might be either an installation issue or a bug.
      If It Works First Time, There's Something Wrong!!!


      • #4
        Re: MUF & RMUF Creation

        The IW shows this
        ? a5_registration_license_inuse("D:\Alpha Five\Tabs\lation.MUF")
        = 1

        I launched V12 and selected the folder where the V11 application is.
        Clicked the .adb file and it loaded.
        Then I ran the a5_.... and got the above.

        So, suggest you try launching from the original V11 folder if you still have it.
        If not, you may need to recreate the app under V12 as the requisite files should be created if missing, automatically.

        You could also send me a copy and a login and I will test it here.
        [email protected]
        See our Hybrid Option here;

        In fairness to alcohol, I have done some stupid things when I was sober too!


        • #5
          Re: MUF & RMUF Creation

          Sorry, still can't make it work. However, I've found a function which solves my problem - a5instancecount()

          Thanks for trying to help
          If It Works First Time, There's Something Wrong!!!