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RPC-Server not available???

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Hello, I try to develop a client/server application using the remoteconnection from Midas. The application works fine as long as I stay on the same machine. As I try to install the server part on a different machine and in my client app (on another machine) I alter the pcname of the remoteconnection then I get the following error:
Project Myproject raised exception class EOleSysError with message 'The RPC-Server is not available'.
Obviously I am forgetting something, can anyone tell me what I need to do?
Many thanks, Pascal Corstjens
Belgium
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by:bruintje
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Hi Pascal,

Try to run TRegsvr found in the bin directory of your delphi installation with the name of your server exe on the server machine.

Hope this helps
:O)brUINTje.
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And you also look into this
http://www.inprise.com/devsupport/delphi/qanda/FAQ323D.html
http://www.inprise.com/devsupport/delphi/qanda/FAQ346D.html

If you got it running it's beautiful stuff, but looking for errors can cost a lot of time. Because when you got deeper involved into the NT system, you're not sure if the bugs are form you, microsoft or borland(inprise).

:O) Hope this will get you any further.
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Thanks bruintje,
you were a great help...

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My plesure, hope your problem indeed got solved.
:O)
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Looked over that last part of your comment, if your problem is solved you can grade me now.
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thanks again, it did help...
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:O)Great!
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