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25GB Alpha .dmp files - what are they and why do thye take up so much space?

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  • #16
    I'm getting a lot of dump files too since upgrading to most current release. My dump files can be isolated to savings reports.


    • #17
      Originally posted by gregincolumbus View Post
      Lenny.....what is the best way to provide you with copies of the .dmp files?
      You can share them with any file sharing service of your choice, and then submit a bug report with the relevant download info.

      Lenny Forziati
      Vice President, Internet Products and Technical Services
      Alpha Software Corporation


      • #18
        Thank you Lenny. I will submit shortly.


        • #19
          Just to chime in here, I too am having issues with my "C Drive" completely running out of space, which (of course) makes it impossible for the WAS to run. Users get a message that says "Not enough memory for this operation." The culprit seems to be the same, .DMP files loading up the same folder, C:\Users\Administrator\Local Settings\Temp\1, and it often fills up fast with 20+ GB of space. Since Steve Workings has already sent in a file in for examination I won't do the same unless Lenny thinks it's necessary, but I just wanted the A5 technical folks to know that this is not just limited to a few machines. And for the record, I am running the latest version of both the Application Server and the Development software. I hope they can find a fix for this soon, as I'm having to check that folder several times a day now, just to keep the server operable.
          Sergeant Richard Hartnett
          Hyattsville City Police Department


          • #20
            Rich, I suggest sending sample .dmp files to Alpha as Lenny has requested. I did so and they determined the cause was related to using arrays in sql arguments. They corrected the issue in the pre-release and I have not had a single .dmp file since then. They had the fix the SAME DAY I sent them the .dmp files.


            • #21
              That's a good idea Greg, I will do that right now. Maybe the cause of my constant dump files is different than other folks.
              Sergeant Richard Hartnett
              Hyattsville City Police Department


              • #22
                It is definitely worth the effort to send them the .dmp file. Apparently my approach to using arguments was not what they expected, yet they solved the problem and I can continue to use my UX components the way I designed them.