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Re: VIMSpc 2015A Installation Issue

Hello Kelvin_S!

have you success with VIMSpc installation?

Regards` Harutyun.

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Re: VIMSpc 2015A Installation Issue

Hello!

Can you share with that .txt file please?

Regards` Harutyun.

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Re: VIMSpc 2015A Installation Issue

So what the resilt? 

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Re: VIMSpc 2015A Installation Issue

Kelvin,

I had the same problem.

 

I determined that the application was not communicating with the DB2 database, even though the database was in existence on the toughbook.

I grabbed one of our other Toughbooks that had the program functioning correctly, and launched the "Configuration Assistant" from the Start menu under IBM DB2 > DB2_VIMSPC>Setup Tools.

In there it displayed the connection profile - it was named "VIMS3G". I exported this profile to a text file named VIMS3G.txt.

 

I copied this file to the Toughbook that was not working.

 

On that Toughbook I launched the "Configuration Assistant" - same Start menu location.

From the Configure menu item, I used the Import Profile option and designated the VIMS3G.txt file.

Once this imported successfully, the VIMS3G profile now exists.

Right-mouse-click on this entry and select "Test Connection" option - this will open another dialogue - select Test Connection button - this will take a few seconds and will return with a message-box "CLI connection tested successfully"

Cancel this window.

Now exit the "Configuration Assistant"

 

Launch VIMSpc 2015A and it should connect to the DB2 database with all menu options available.

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VIMSpc 2015A Installation Issue

I've installed VIMSpc 2015A on a new Panasonic Toughbook CF-54 for my mechanics to use (Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit), but when I open up VIMSpc it gives me the following error message:

 

                   Could not connect to VIMS database. Please try again.

 

You click on ok, and the program closes.  I've tried multiple times but it always does the same thing.

 

This is a fresh install on a machine that has never had VIMSpc installed on it.  With older versions it would create a blank database and you would be good to go, but that doesn't seem to be working this time.

 

Any thoughts?

 

Thanks