Windows Server 2000/2003 Thread, Sims... in Technical; Hi guys, wasn't quite sure where to put this...
We're having a problem this morning where every user is getting ...
29th January 2009, 10:57 AM #1
Hi guys, wasn't quite sure where to put this...
We're having a problem this morning where every user is getting 'Sims connection failed for Login ######, reason 0'
I think it could be that some services aren't running on the server, does anyone know which services need to be running for sims to work?
(Thought i'd post it here as you guys respond faster than capita )
29th January 2009, 11:01 AM #2
All the SQL services installed (SIMS2005, Browser, VSS Writer etc...), also, the SIMS.net Document Server needs to be running. Also, the machines need to be able to reach the sims drive (with us that is S: drive).
Have you tried the simple option, and restarted the server?
29th January 2009, 11:08 AM #3
I did restart the server, we had a powercut and got the message that some services didn't start when coming back up, the drive is definitely mapped (doesn't even connect on the server itself).
I'll go check those services - thanks mate
29th January 2009, 11:10 AM #4
- Rep Power
I had this when the serevr lost power,
LA had to re-connect the SIMS database to SQL2005 as the database instance had become corrupted, know this probably not the news you wanted to hear......
29th January 2009, 11:41 AM #5
Hmm, our connect.ini timeout was set to 1 (millisecond) - which caused the problem.
No idea how that changed!
Cheers for your suggestions guys - its fixed
29th January 2009, 11:43 AM #6
The SIMS fairy. You know, the one that also tests releases.
Originally Posted by Dom_
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