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Install Solus 3 manually

17 Oct

https://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/116689-install-sims-solus-3-agent-manually

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Capita FMS fatal error – Trying to Load Suppliers

6 Oct

1. Log in to the workstation as an Administrator.
2. Select Start | Run and enter regedit to open the Registry Editor.
3. Expand the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE tree.
4. Expand the SOFTWARE branch.
5. Right-click on Borland and select Permissions from the drop-down list.
6. Highlight Users.
7. Select Full Control and click the OK button.
8. Exit the Registry Editor window.

The following steps explain how to change the path of the PDOXUSRS.NET file:

1. Create a new folder in C:, e.g. C:\BDEShare, and copy the Pdoxusrs.net file into it.
2. Open the Windows Control Panel from the Start menu.
3. Double-click on BDE Administrator to open the BDE Administrator dialog.
4. Select the Configuration tab.
5. Expand the Configuration tree, then the Drivers tree, then the Native tree.
6. Highlight PARADOX and edit the NET DIR setting. Enter the path of the newly created
folder, e.g. C:\BDEShare.
7. Close the BDE Administrator window.
8. Ensure that all FMS users have Full Control permissions to the C:\BDEShare folder.

Sims LDF File – Shrink!

16 Feb

Check to see if the SIMS database is in FULL recovery mode. Connect to the instance using management studio and open the properties of the SIMS database and go to the Options section. If it is, put it into SIMPLE mode. You can then right click the database and go to tasks and shrink the log file where you can release the used space. This should take it back down to around 1Mb in size.

Solus 3 Deployment Issues

10 Dec

Check the following;

Firewall is turned off OR exceptions are present

DNS is correct, if necessary recreate or create an A record for the machine having issues

Remove the Solus agent and reinstall

For testing purposes only disable UAC