Solved

MIDAS Novice needs help!!

Posted on 2000-04-27
5
270 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-04
Hi,
   My question regards a problem I am having in setting up a client app for MIDAS. The application server program is done and has the Remote Datamodule included. I also have created the client app and I am able to see the TProvider through the TMIDASConnection component. If however I try and open up the ClientDataset I get the following error "Cannot load an IDAPI service library"

Any ideas. I am a novice at MIDAS so some handy tips would be welcome.

Thanks,

 WESTY :)
0
Comment
Question by:westy100697
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
5 Comments
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:ECollin
ID: 2758556
did you register the dlls required by MIDAS on the client workstation ?
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
chengjian earned 100 total points
ID: 2758969
dbclient.dll
stdvcl40/50.dll //used if you use a provider
midas.dll //in midas ii(iii?)
0
 

Author Comment

by:westy100697
ID: 2762846
Hi,
   Okay now MIDAS.DLL abd STDVCL32.DLL are showing as registered in the Delphi Import Type Library screen. However I have tried to import DBCLIENT.DLL without success. I also used regsvr32 to register the DBCLIENT.DLL and it says it registered it. When in delphi again it still does not show dbclient as being registered. What am I doing wrong. I also tried to include the pas file in the app and it still gives that same error I listed previously. Is there some BDE config I maybe need to set ?

WESTY  :|
0
 

Author Comment

by:westy100697
ID: 2762849
Also I am trying to connect to SQL Server using the app. It brings up the logon screen but as soon as I give the password it then gives the error "Could not load an IDAPI service library". I am guessing that ii establishes the database connection okay but when it tries to open the dataset it falls over. I am almost there but I am just missing a link.


WESTY [:-}
0
 

Author Comment

by:westy100697
ID: 2762851
Also STDVCL40.DLL is also registered.

WESTY .
0

Featured Post

Ready to get started with anonymous questions?

It's easy! Check out this step-by-step guide for asking an anonymous question on Experts Exchange.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article explains how to create forms/units independent of other forms/units object names in a delphi project. Have you ever created a form for user input in a Delphi project and then had the need to have that same form in a other Delphi proj…
Creating an auto free TStringList The TStringList is a basic and frequently used object in Delphi. On many occasions, you may want to create a temporary list, process some items in the list and be done with the list. In such cases, you have to…
Monitoring a network: why having a policy is the best policy? Michael Kulchisky, MCSE, MCSA, MCP, VTSP, VSP, CCSP outlines the enormous benefits of having a policy-based approach when monitoring medium and large networks. Software utilized in this v…
This tutorial will teach you the special effect of super speed similar to the fictional character Wally West aka "The Flash" After Shake : http://www.videocopilot.net/presets/after_shake/ All lightning effects with instructions : http://www.mediaf…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month9 days, 5 hours left to enroll

615 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question