Problems connecting to ODB with OmnisSQL

Reg Paling reg.paling at
Tue Mar 8 10:43:34 UTC 2022

Hi Jef,

I can see from your previous posts that your issue was very similar to 
mine, but my socket timeout is already 120 so for me that must be not 
the cause.

Kind regards,

On 1/3/2022 7:26 pm, Jef Leys | Desim wrote:
> Hi
> I solved this issue by increasing the socket timeout in the ODB 
> connections config to 100.
> Jef Leys
>> Op 1 mrt. 2022, om 02:59 heeft Reg Paling <reg.paling at> 
>> het volgende geschreven:
>> Hi all,
>> Michael Houlberg mentioned in another thread:
>> > Also, we’re having problems getting the other computers, other than 
>> the ODB host, to connect with the OmnisSQL DAM. Has anyone else seen 
>> problems here?
>> I am starting another thread because I am hoping that this issue 
>> might see a bit of discussion in its own right...
>> Yes Michael, I am having difficult-to-diagnose problems.  In my case, 
>> these problems occur when the workstation is configured to skip the 
>> logon window and just automatically open the datafile with saved 
>> credentials.  If I turn the Logon window back on, then the small 
>> delay or interruption thus created seems to avoid the problem.
>> I have put some sleep() commands into the logic and they seem to 
>> (maybe) reduce the frequency of the issue but they don't totally 
>> remove it.
>> Sometimes I will get a "table not found" error from OmnisSQL, 
>> sometimes it hangs in other ways.
>> On affected computers it happens 10% or 20% of the time and the rest 
>> of the time it starts up without a problem.
>> I am not sure it is due to ODB v1.77 - I think it is more a Studio 
>> 10.2 thing.
>> I have wrapped the logon in a repeat loop to try the connection again 
>> if it fails, but I can't always diagnose the failure.
>> Does anyone know exactly what this is?
>> Thanks,
>> Reg
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