[thelist] Self-expiring data sources in CFMX?

.jeff jeff at members.evolt.org
Tue Dec 17 15:41:01 CST 2002


> From: Jeff Haas
> I'm having a weird problem with CFMX that I haven't run
> into before on any platform. I'm developing a MX
> application with an Access database on a server hosted
> on a shared box in Ottawa and have configured my DSNs
> with their web-based control panel.  Nothing out of the
> ordinary here. Just the regular stuff.
> The problem is that the DSN self-expires every few
> days. It just stops being accessible to CF, but remains
> registered as a system DSN. I have to delete the DSN
> and set it up again in order to get CF to work properly.
> I've asked tech support about it and they say it's a
> common problem with MX for which there is no solution. I
> can't believe that. Has anyone else run into it? If so,
> how did you resolve it?

i administer a box running cfmx that has a datasource setup for an access
database and i've never noticed the problem you cite.

i tried finding some mention of something like this in macromedia's web
forum and couldn't find anything.  perhaps it's an issue with their system
and not with cfmx.


jeff at members.evolt.org

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