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Error opening Grid table/view: Error loading [PathAlias.ADB_Path]

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  • Error opening Grid table/view: Error loading [PathAlias.ADB_Path]

    Yesterday during ftp publishing to a remote server, uploading suddenly got very slow and then stuck.
    I restarted the server (first the WAS, then the complete server) and from that moment I got the error. The WAS can't find the data anymore: he thinks that the path to the data is C:\\ in stead of c:\prevenzis\data.

    I did not change anything in any setting or location. It worked right from the beginning until now.

    I found this thread. I did what Selwyn suggested and found that the server does not know the path to the data, although all provisions are in place (see attachments).

    I re-installed the WAS, no joy. Any idea?
    Last edited by René Stout; 07-05-2010, 02:31 AM. Reason: additional info added.
    Windows 7, V11

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    Re: Error opening Grid table/view: Error loading [PathAlias.ADB_Path]

    Development and WAS have the same version?
    I had this a while back with ftp [slowing network] result a corrupt dbf/index, please check that also.
    If you published new/changed DBF tables to production the WAS was shutdown [of course;)]
    Are there more dbf files out of order ? you mention only webpagina.dbf?
    Hope this helps.


    • #3
      Re: Error opening Grid table/view: Error loading [PathAlias.ADB_Path]

      Problem identified and solved.

      Selwyn triggered my by showing a video in which he tried to replicate the problem with my application. It worked wel on his machine. The difference was that he had to create a publishing profile because mine was not included. I had declared an application variable in the profile (that he did not know of), apparently in such a way that the WAS lost track of the table path.
      I don't know how and why, I just know that when I removed the statement from the publishing profile and republished again, the WAS found the tables like there never had been a problem...

      Thanks for thinking with me.
      Windows 7, V11


      • #4
        Re: Error opening Grid table/view: Error loading [PathAlias.ADB_Path]

        Lessons learned form this:
        1. Always make notes your actions/changes.
        2. Perform always one change at the time.
        3. Check the behaviour.

        I was so occupied finding the reason for the sudden slow ftp-publishing, that I complete forgot that in that same time I was experimenting with app variables.

        I had no clue that a wrong statement could mess up the WAS...
        Windows 7, V11