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  • data shows fine on local host, but, not on web

    I recently moved from a dedicated server to a vps with zebrahost as my development host. When I first published I was using a "trial" period v9 until my v9 license was reactivated on the vps.

    During the "trial" version, my app published fine and worked well. But, when the license was activated, the data stopped publishing. I discovered that, initially, my old v8 license number had been activated. The correct license is now activated. When I have published, my data shows as being published, but, despite every permutation I can come up with for the Data folder, having Clive double check my settings, rebooting, clearing cache, reinstalling a5v9, all I get is "Error 3 (or 5) - Error loading [Pathalias.ADB_Path]\contracts.dbf: The system cannot find the path specified."

    What must I do to set myself on the right path again?

  • #2
    Re: data shows fine on local host, but, not on web

    I am experiencing a similar issue:

    Error 3 - Error loading [PathAlias.ADB_Path]\table_patientdemographics.dbf: The system cannot find the path specified. [PathAlias.ADB_Path]\table_patientdemographics.dbf

    Anyone have any idea how to remedy this?


    • #3
      Re: data shows fine on local host, but, not on web

      Look in your publishing profile and make sure your alias for the database is correct.

      and after you publish make sure that the a5_application.a5i file is the correct one and its path alias is correct.
      Dim _aliases_ as c
      _aliases_ = <<%txt%

      Also check the code on the first page or that page that the PathAlias coding syntax is correct as well.

      Hope this helps went through some of this last week it was in the coding.

      Nicholas Wieland Corp
      [email protected]


      • #4
        Re: data shows fine on local host, but, not on web

        Nicholas, where do I find said a5_application.a5i file e.g.
        Dim _aliases_ as c
        _aliases_ = <<%txt%


        • #5
          Re: data shows fine on local host, but, not on web

          That file is in the root directory where you publish on your server and on your root in the dev copy.

          I am betting there is some though in the code that is the problem.

          Nicholas Wieland
          [email protected]


          • #6
            Re: data shows fine on local host, but, not on web

            Thanks. Unfortunately, working with Clive (the hardest working man in show business) and Justin, from zebrahost, we have spent a week trying to resolve this with no success.

            I have just asked them to wipe out everything, start over from a new "trial" a5v9 and I will start from scratch with my backup files.

            A huge part of the problem for me, as my messages illustrate, is code illiteracy. I will post later to let you both know how this turns out. Thanks again.