ALCHEMEX FOR SAGE 50 REPORT MANAGER MODULE AUTOCONNECTION LOGIN SCREEN

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ISSUE: ALCHEMEX FOR SAGE 50 REPORT MANAGER MODULE AUTOCONNECTION LOGIN SCREEN


SYMPTOMS:

When running the Alchemex for Sage 50 Report Manager Module, the user is presented with the following screen prompting them for Auto Connection details (database path, username and password).


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After selecting OK, the following error is thrown: The field is too small to accept the amount of data you attempted to add. Try inserting or pasting less data. Application aborting.


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CAUSE:

The path entered in the Database field exceeds 50 characters. This path is written to a database field in the metadata repository that only supports 50 characters. If the character limit is exceeded the above error will be thrown, the field will not be written correctly and the software will not load.


RESOLUTION/WORKAROUND:

Move the Sage 50 database to a location with a path less than or equal to 50 characters.


APPLIES TO:

Alchemex for Sage 50