Re: SQL and emerald admin

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Thu, 10 Jul 1997 22:26:25 -0700

eric1 wrote:
> i have configured the database called Emerald and the device name called
> EmeraldDev with a filename of Emerald.Dat located in the mssq\data\
> directory. I have put the SQL Scrpts path to be set to c:\program
> files\emerald
> this is where the insttabs.sql file should be located and is. When i
> create I am getting an error from the Emerald Admin saying " Create
> Device Failed Please chekc the Device settings and Retry"
> What Does this mean? How can i fix it.

You should *NOT* create the database device or database manually.
You need to drop the database, drop the database device, and delete
the emerald.dat file. Then do the create and it will work fine.

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