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unlocking database files

Posted on 2004-08-17
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Does any one know of a  way to automatically unlock all .mdb and .ldb files? I continue to have locking problems with the databases which require me to manually unlock files until the DB lets us in.  It would be nice if we could do this automatically. Let me know your thoughts.  Thanks!
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well you can run a batch file

del c:\mydatadir\*.ldb /Q /F

but id' try to find out why your ldb's are hanging around in the first place...it's usually caused by someone exiting improperly

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Any other suggestions? I will try checking that out.
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