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Btrieve Error 94

Posted on 2002-03-06
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I am working on an ASP application that accesses data from a Peachtree accounting data file.  When users attempt to access this page they are getting this error:

"Btrieve error 94: Permission Error An attempt was made to open a file in Read-Write mode (Key Number = 0) or create or update a file in a directory where 'Write' access rights are not granted"

Peachtree Files are located on an NT machine.

I tried  assigning the internet guest account (on the server) all privileges with no luck.  I also assigned the permissions on the directories where these files are located to same account and to individual users.  Still, no luck.



Question by:MichaelVB
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Expert Comment

ID: 6846484
check that the iusr is the current account used as anonymous, try to disable anonymous browsing from IIS and log in as your account and see if the error disappears.. is it a server side component accessing files? then try in mts (COMponent services) to create a package and include its dll in it and assign to it an admin account to run in its context..

Expert Comment

ID: 6846981
make sure the IUSER_<machinename>, which is the account used by IIS <anonimous>, have the correct permissions to the path/file to read. If you want to write to the file, then the permissions have to be put to read-write to the file (do the appropriate with the folders)

I had the same problem with a COM in w2000 accessing a DLL (API), and the solution was to use MTS integrated services COM+. Steps-->Register DLL (COM) with Regsvr32.exe-->Create New Package (empty)--->Create New COM from Registered ones--->Select the COM you created-registered--> and voilà.

But, for what you say, it sounds like a permissions set to the IUSER_<machinename> account. Check the permissions to folders and file. This is my advice.

Expert Comment

ID: 6846995
sorry for posting a proposed answer, It should be a comment : thank you for the reminder  ryancys and sorry guys!!!
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Author Comment

ID: 6847234
I'll give it a try.



Author Comment

ID: 6848030
I assigned full Administrator rights to the IUSR_<machineName> account but I am still getting the same error.

Server is running Windows NT 4.0


Expert Comment

ID: 6848804
There are also read/write permissions set on the virtual directory which you set up in IIS.. (Where you can check directory browsing,read,write,execute scripts etc..)

Might be that..
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Accepted Solution

naveenkohli earned 200 total points
ID: 6849623
Here is some information on this error. And check out the following link too.

Btrieve error 94 (permission error)

Your application tried to open or create a file in a directory
without the proper privileges or the file was marked Read-Only.
Btrieve does not override the network privileges assigned to users.
This error can also occur if you try to access the same file via
requester and DOS or Windows version of Btrieve. Netware Btrieve
6.x can open Read-Only files in Read Only mode, but returns status
46 if you try to write to file. When accessing Btrieve on Netware
Runtime Server, you need to specify /C:1,USERNAME,PASSWORD option
to Brequest and the USERNAME cannot be SUPERVISOR. If you are
running 32-bit requester, you may be missing W32BTICM.DLL in your
path. You also need a permission for at least 2 concurrent logins
on Netware server if you run under Windows.

This error is also returned if you are using space characters in
path names. Btrieve engine cannot use spaces in pathnames,
Pervasive recommends moving your files to path that does not use long
names at all.

Expert Comment

ID: 7012218
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Thanks for the help.


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