Setting $serverport Solved

Doug Easterbrook doug at artsman.com
Thu Aug 4 12:36:22 UTC 2022


he mike

json formatting is crucial in most places.      we use it a lot and I have been known to bork it as well.

We use the web site https://jsonlint.com  fairly often as a helper tool.

 Paste in your JSON and verify it .   it tells you where you goofed up.    Saved me many times.



Doug Easterbrook
Arts Management Systems Ltd.
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http://www.artsman.com
Phone (403) 650-1978

> On Aug 4, 2022, at 4:13 AM, Mike Matthews - Omnis via omnisdev-en <omnisdev-en at lists.omnis-dev.com> wrote:
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> All,
> 
> Solution is not to update the config.json file with bad data.  I forgot to close a section with a ‘]’ and so Omnis went bonkers after that.  So all good now, just a good lesson in writing good code.
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> Thank you for thoughts on why.
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> Mike Matthews
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> On 4 Aug 2022, at 09:56, Mike Matthews - Omnis via omnisdev-en <omnisdev-en at lists.omnis-dev.com<mailto:omnisdev-en at lists.omnis-dev.com>> wrote:
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> Serial number is our usual ODPP one.
> 
> Very odd.
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> Mike Matthews
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> On 4 Aug 2022, at 09:38, Phil (OmnisList) <phil at pgpotter.co.uk<mailto:phil at pgpotter.co.uk><mailto:phil at pgpotter.co.uk>> wrote:
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> Hi Mike,
> 
> You should be able to set it to any free port number on your machine?
> 
> Or is there some serial licence thing preventing you turning it on?
> 
> regards
> Phil Potter
> Based in Chester in the UK.
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> On 04/08/2022 08:49, Mike Matthews - Omnis via omnisdev-en wrote:
> Hello All,
> 
> Can anyone remember why you can’t set any value, other than 0, for the $serverport value in Omnis Studio v10.2 prefs please?  I do remember something else holding Studio back, but for the life of me, I can’t figure out what it might me.
> 
> Reboot is not helping either.
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> Thanks
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> Mike Matthews
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