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
Solved

ODBC Connection

Posted on 2000-05-05
5
485 Views
Last Modified: 2009-12-16
Whilst developing applications on our Intranet server, we occasionally kill all ODBC connections on it (bad code!).  Is there a way to restore  this without re-booting the server.
0
Comment
Question by:ff_axel
5 Comments
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:makerp
ID: 2780262
when you say kill obdc connections , do you mean individual users connections created in asp

i.e.

con.Open "your_dsn"

getting killed off
0
 

Author Comment

by:ff_axel
ID: 2780417
No, unfortunately when we lose connections, it applies to all users and all pages on the server.
0
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:makerp
ID: 2780435
if your messing with your global.asa then every time you re-save it it will kill all sessions and restart the application . now if you connections are held as sessions you would get what your experiencing.

if the interaction with your asp is dependendent on sessions dont mess with the global.asa on a live site, cos youll keep killing users sessions.
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:mberumen
ID: 2781504
ff_axel..   Sometimes I experience the same problem. Something goes wrong with the page and the application is unable to process ASP pages.  

I have tried unloading the application from ISM, and I have never been able to make it work. since this application is running on its own separate memory space, my server is fine, but the only way I have been able to restart this application is by rebooting the server.
So Experts...
Just exactly how are you supposed to restart an application gone bad?
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
bencamp earned 100 total points
ID: 2782985
You have two routes to take here.  The first one works 80% of the time (depending on your specific problem), and the other one works 99.9% of the time.

From the command line type:
> net stop iisadmin
> net start w3svc

Now, if that returns an error on the first line you need a utility provided on the NT Resource Kit CD (probably
downloadable too), called "kill.exe".  

Then you'll want to type:
> kill inetinfo.exe
> net start w3svc

If you need help locating kill.exe let me know.

0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
SMS AddAttachment Protocol Error Classic ASP 10 44
Time/Date Query 11 42
How to get statistic's from a competitors website?! 1 112
key press alert 2 32
I would like to start this tip/trick by saying Thank You, to all who said that this could not be done, as it forced me to make sure that it could be accomplished. :) To start, I want to make sure everyone understands the importance of utilizing p…
I was asked about the differences between classic ASP and ASP.NET, so let me put them down here, for reference: Let's make the introductions... Classic ASP was launched by Microsoft in 1998 and dynamically generate web pages upon user interact…
Email security requires an ever evolving service that stays up to date with counter-evolving threats. The Email Laundry perform Research and Development to ensure their email security service evolves faster than cyber criminals. We apply our Threat…
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…

808 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