Solved

Retail Ice Database export/migrate/move

Posted on 2012-03-20
3
1,027 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I have a customer who owns a store in Idaho and they use a product called "Ice Retail" that has a db called SQLBase.  It crashed on them saturday and I am trying to get it working for them.

I have the app re-installed (works ok as default) and I have a database from another store (works ok at the other store) that has most of the scanned codes then need for their POS.

Is anyone familiar with this app?  I need to get the POS codes from the other store to show up in the install for the store with the crashed app.

Kinda stuck here.

Any suggestions?
0
Comment
Question by:Field Marshall Bob
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 39

Assisted Solution

by:lcohan
lcohan earned 50 total points
ID: 37747334
http://www.retailsolutionsonline.com/product.mvc/CAM-Commerce-Retail-ICE-mdash-Free-POS-Softwa-0001

"Retail ICE is a true 32-bit Windows application. In addition, it uses a powerful SQL (Structured Query Language) database. The database is a true "client/server" design and is 100% open. It has been designed with a high degree of discipline which allows the end user to effectively access the data in the database through third-party programs using ODBC tools and standards."

and this means that you should be able to install (if you don't have already) SQL Express tools like SSMS -  management studio, then backup the good database and restore it over the bad corrupted one. Also I think you should be able to connect to the one that "crashed" to see what's happening on that server.
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
Field Marshall Bob earned 0 total points
ID: 37750471
lcohan - Thanks for the tip.  I thought SSMS was a M$ SQL tool only and never even considered it could connect to other SQL sources... like crystal or access or something.  Anyway, that didn't really pan out.

I ended up trying it on an XP machine and voila'!  Everything worked peachy from the start.

So . . . what's different on windows 7 for this vs. XP?  I tried run as admin with no luck.  I am going to close this question and reopen a new one with win7 v. xp as the gyst.

Thanks.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:Field Marshall Bob
ID: 37764993
Appreciate the response.
0

Featured Post

How to improve team productivity

Quip adds documents, spreadsheets, and tasklists to your Slack experience
- Elevate ideas to Quip docs
- Share Quip docs in Slack
- Get notified of changes to your docs
- Available on iOS/Android/Desktop/Web
- Online/Offline

Join & Write a Comment

A high-level exploration of how our ever-increasing access to information has changed the way we do our jobs.
Read about achieving the basic levels of HRIS security in the workplace.
The viewer will learn common shortcuts with easy ways to remember them. The viewer will then learn where to find all of the keyboard shortcuts, how to create/change them, and how to speed up their workflow.
Video by: Steve
Using examples as well as descriptions, step through each of the common simple join types, explaining differences in syntax, differences in expected outputs and showing how the queries run along with the actual outputs based upon a simple set of dem…

705 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

17 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now