[mapguide-users] No database connection via FDO/ODBC

Andrew DeMerchant andrew.demerchant at gemtec.ca
Fri Jun 16 12:10:05 EDT 2006

Same problem here.....anyone have a solution to this?

Butler, Juan P wrote:

> I've noticed that the procedure to add an ODBC connection and then 
> adding a subsequent data extension can be quite troublesome.  When I 
> add and ODBC connection it's fine.  It's when I go to add a primary 
> key or if the table has coordinate values, trying to select the x, y 
> fields.   It constantly errors out and it's a series of saves and 
> shutting down of Studio that it finally allows me to select the 
> fields.  Not sure why this is so difficult, but it has cost me some 
> time in getting setup.
> - Juan
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> *From:* Stefan.Reuschel at dataprocess.de 
> [mailto:Stefan.Reuschel at dataprocess.de]
> *Sent:* Fri 6/16/2006 9:01 AM
> *To:* users at mapguide.osgeo.org
> *Subject:* [mapguide-users] No database connection via FDO/ODBC
> Hi all,
> until now I was not successful in connecting to a simple local Access 
> database via the most recent downloadable FDO provider for ODBC 
> connections. Generally it shouldn't be impossible, since once or twice 
> I got a successfully established connection.
> I'm successfully testing an "out of the box" MapGuide OS 1.0.0 
> (bundled, with Apache/PHP/Tomcat) and MapGuide Studio preview 2007, 
> both together installed on 1. w2k Server (SP4) or 2. XP (SP1).
> Previews, Layout management etc. work (mostly) fine so far, but as 
> soon as I try to test the connection (either connection string or data 
> source name), I permanently receive the previously mentioned error:
>          "System.Net.WebException: The remote server returned an 
> error: (559) MgFdoException. at ..."
> Only the "Refine data setup" is activated, allowing me to specify the 
> geometry columns.
> The mgserver.exe process keeps the database locked, even if MapGuide 
> Studio is shut down. The process has to be killed first, and then the 
> lockfile *.mdl has to be deleted manually before any further access to 
> the db is possible. Restarting or introducing "new" system databases 
> did not help. What else?
> Does anyone have any suggestions? (Or do we have a 
> "raster-provider-like" problem? ;-)
> Thanks in advance!
> Stefan Reuschel
> IT Consultant Informationssysteme
> data process GmbH
> Ludwig-Erhard-Straße 6
> 34131 Kassel
> Tel: +49 (0)561 9301-1439  Fax: +49 (0)561 9301-1894
> Email: stefan.reuschel at dataprocess.de
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