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#1 nadkarni

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Posted 03 November 2004 - 02:58 AM

I need help in finding out reasons for different behaviour of an application on different nodes with identical system config.
I have a Server with Win2K and MS SQL SERVER 7 database installed on it and it has 6 nodes, all having WinNT Workstation 4.0. The application is using VB 6 (with True DB Grid 7).
The problem is one of the programs that updates data in database, works perfectly on all nodes except on one specific node where it gives an error message "Error occured". Nowhere in my program, such an error message exists.
There is another program which uloads data from ASCII text file into a database table. This program also fails only on one of the nodes.
Both the programs, update the data in database. The only difference is that the first program takes data from a form and the second one takes the data from file and updates database.
Since the error mesage is given by OS, I feel that this problem is OS related i.e. Win NT Workstation. 4.0.
Awaiting advice to resolve this problem.

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#2 Grinler

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Posted 03 November 2004 - 11:13 PM

Not going to be possible to figure out the error based on that. Can you cause the error to occur at will?

If so add debugging routines into the programming as well. Add messagebox popups throughout the app so that you can tell how far the program gets before it craps out. Then keep inching the code up until the message box happens right before the error...look from there.




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