O$:403 ODB:141 on Mac - Win Clients problem

Philip Potter Phil at pgpotter.demon.co.uk
Thu Apr 18 06:31:37 EDT 2013

When you install ODB 154, it doesn't overwrite ODB 1.41.

Is there a correct way to uninstall ODB1.41 from a Mac?

I just sense that if I delete the folder, I'm leaving some command 
somewhere trying to restart it when the Mac reboots.


On 10/04/2013 22:41, Philip Potter wrote:
> Yes, I tried it locally and it seemed to work just fine...
> We'll see if it improves the situation at the client site.
> thanks for your input.
> Phil.
> On 10/04/2013 18:47, Bob Fiering wrote:
>> Hi Phil,
>> In one of the technotes at the download section of ODB Tiger Logic 
>> says the following:
>> General Rule:
>> New servers will work with older clients, but new clients will not 
>> work with older servers.
>> For Studio 4.03 this means version 1.3 or higher.
>> Bob
>> Op 10 apr. 2013, om 18:10 heeft Philip Potter 
>> <Phil at pgpotter.demon.co.uk> het volgende geschreven:
>> Hi,
>> Unfortunately, I'm not able to go on site at this time, and remote 
>> access isn't possible.
>> Hence why I tried it locally, thought I'd corrected the problem, 
>> asked them to try it, and it did not improve.
>> Most of my work involves SQL datasets, so I'm not so familiar with ODB.
>> Bob, your suggestion of using the latest ODB...
>> I take it, that it will still work with Omnis 4.03?
>> Clearly there should be some improvements from 1.41 to 1.54, you'd 
>> think?
>> Phil.
>> On 10/04/2013 15:36, Keith Bartlett wrote:
>>> Hi Phil
>>> Try upping the logging level, might show you why the clients are 
>>> being disconnected.
>>> Cheers
>>> Keith
>>> On 10 Apr 2013, at 13:51, Philip Potter wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I have a client that uses ODB141 on a MAC server, from Mac and 
>>>> Windows O$4.03.
>>>> They seem to have a problem with there windows clients, in that 
>>>> quite often they get the padlock icon appearing.
>>>> It seems they get disconnected from ODB?
>>>> ODBSocketTimeOut is set to 120 = 2 minutes.
>>>> In a test environment, off site, adding a timer procedure to read a 
>>>> small record every 30 seconds seemed to help, but no change, if not 
>>>> worse, on the live system.
>>>> Any thoughts, things to consider, as to why this may be happening, 
>>>> and any thoughts on a resolution?
>>>> thanks in advance for any help
>>>> regards
>>>> Phil.
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