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'Can't connect to database' problems with.exe files

2 posts in PB Infomaker Report Writer Last posting was on 1999-02-24 23:15:24.0Z
Bern Easterford Posted on 1999-02-24 00:40:09.0Z
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From: "Bern Easterford" <user@garratt.softnet.co.uk>
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I am running IM6 on a client pc running windows 95. The database (MS
SQLServer) is on a separate NT server and linked via ODBC.
There is no problem creating reports or queries.
When I generate an exe file from a report and try to access it, the system
returns a 'can't connect to database' error.
Does anyone have the same/similar problem - if so, any ideas please?


Terry Dykstra Posted on 1999-02-24 23:15:24.0Z
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Are you running the exe on the same PC as IM is installed?
Make sure that the 'dbparm' setting in the [database] section of your ini
file is correct. It should look something like
DbParm=ConnectString='DSN=cendec'
when using ODBC.
Did you install the MSSQL ODBC driver on the PC?

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Terry Dykstra (TeamPS)
Canadian Forest Oil Ltd.

Bern Easterford wrote in message ...
>I am running IM6 on a client pc running windows 95. The database (MS
>SQLServer) is on a separate NT server and linked via ODBC.
>There is no problem creating reports or queries.
>When I generate an exe file from a report and try to access it, the system
>returns a 'can't connect to database' error.
>Does anyone have the same/similar problem - if so, any ideas please?
>
>