Monthly Archives: December 2010

SQL Browser Setup

When trying to connect to the SQL server from a remote workstation, the server may not be visible or it may appear that the workstation is unable to connect. Before making any changes to the server, the connection from the … Continue reading

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Web Application Monitor

The Web Application Monitor is a service that monitors the status Visual DataFlex WebApplication service. If the WebApplication service status becomes unavailable, the Web Application Monitor can process a number of events as defined in the XML settings file. The … Continue reading

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Terminal Server

Terminal Server is a Microsoft technology used to allow users to log into a server, rather than through a traditional client. Visit the Microsoft website for information on Terminal Services. PC School does work with Terminal Server, and below are … Continue reading

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Web.config

The web.config file is a configuration file for the Spider .Net application. It is found in the root of the PCSchoolSpider virtual directory, typically c:\inetpub\wwwroot\PCSchoolSpider. This file is a text file and may be opened and edited with notepad. It … Continue reading

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Filelist not where it’s expected to be

Filelist not where it’s expected to be is a common error in PC School, especially after installing a new workstation or performing a server migration. This error suggests that the filelist.cfg mentioned in the pcschool.ws filelistpath value can’t be located. … Continue reading

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Invalid sql_drv.cfg File

When running PC School with SQL, you can log in, but then get a “User Count Exceed” or “Registration Expired Error”. The problem is not related to User Counting, or to expired licenses. This is a problem where the sql_drv.cfg … Continue reading

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eTrust Anti-Virus Settings

Unable to Open Output file Some schools have encountered a problem while doing a PC School internal Backup and/or Data Import/Export where an error message appears relating to Unable to Open Output file. This problems is related to not being … Continue reading

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