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  • Runtime and shadow database.

    Is anyone able to refresh or create a shadow database from the runtime version? I'm getting an error message that that says that it can only be done through the Professional or Enterprise Edition??
    Jim Coltz
    Alpha Custom Database Solutions, LLC

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    Re: Runtime and shadow database.

    Which version of A5v8 did you purchase, and which version of the Runtime did you purchase?

    Dan Blank builds Databases
    Skype: danblank


    • #3
      Re: Runtime and shadow database.

      Originally posted by Dan Blank View Post
      Which version of A5v8 did you purchase, and which version of the Runtime did you purchase?
      Professional Edition and Standard 3 user runtime.
      Jim Coltz
      Alpha Custom Database Solutions, LLC


      • #4
        Re: Runtime and shadow database.

        I just got the runtime, and have the same problem. I recall specifically asking if I bought the Enterprise version of development, could I use the runtime with the "standard" and the answer was yes - so long, of course, as I didn't use features not available in the standard runtime. The idea, of course, is that I can deveop for anyone and distribute to anyone - the above assumed.

        Can anyone else confirm?
        Cole Custom Programming - Terrell, Texas
        972 524 8714

        "A young man who is not liberal has no heart, but an old man who is not conservative has no mind." GB Shaw


        • #5
          Re: Runtime and shadow database.

          I am having the same issue with runtime (non enterprise) V8, build 1257, Addins 3055 on Windows Vista.

          However, I am able to create a shadow database using the Professional Edition V8, build 1257, Addins 3055.



          • #6
            Re: Runtime and shadow database.

            I received a reply from Selwyn today stating that he sees the problem and it will be fixed in the next patch. He sent me some code as a temporary fix that will allow me to refresh the shadow but I still cannot create a shadow from the runtime. Hopefully the alpha team will get a patch out to us soon. I wonder why they didn't allow a pre-release of the runtime to those of us who paid for it. We might have been able to catch this up front.
            Last edited by Jim Coltz; 02-18-2007, 03:07 PM.
            Jim Coltz
            Alpha Custom Database Solutions, LLC


            • #7
              Re: Runtime and shadow database.

              Can I add my voice to the list of people who need this fixed urgently.

              Bob Whitaker
              Bob Whitaker


              • #8
                Re: Runtime and shadow database.

                Yes I found exactly the same error, quick fix is set a new version no in network optimise a new version with your enterprise/pro version of alpha. On the network start up your old runtime version and let it update, then startup runtime version 8 and it works. (here anyway)


                • #9
                  Re: Runtime and shadow database.

                  Hi Everyone,

                  Below is a link to a page where you can download a beta patch for the runtime issue described in this thread.
                  Release notes have also been included so you are aware of what bugs have been addressed.


                  Please note that this is a beta patch, and we expect to release an official patch early next week.


                  Brett Johnston
                  VP of Sales and Service


                  • #10
                    Re: Runtime and shadow database.

                    Thanks Brett, I appreciate this so I can try out the runtime over the weekend. Please pass along my thanks to the whole Alpha team for working so hard to get us what we need in such a responsive fashion.

                    Great product, great service, great value. Even the President of the company, in addition to the VP's sends emails out all hours of the day and night and even on the weekends. These are rare qualities in this day and age. Your entire company can be proud of your products and your service. Keep up the outstanding job.

                    Jim Coltz
                    Alpha Custom Database Solutions, LLC


                    • #11
                      Re: Runtime and shadow database.

                      I can only echo Jim's sentiments - well done the Alpha Team.

                      Bob Whitaker