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The cause of your problem is probably different.  My guess is that your channels are never initializing on your new server.  The file fwstart.log may contain information that would help us troubleshoot the problem.  It can be found in the FoxWeb data folder.  To access this folder, simply click on the "Data Folder" button in the FoxWeb Control Center.

The first thing I would check is that you have the run-time DLL files for the version of VFP you selected when you installed FoxWeb on your new server.  My recommendation is to install FoxWeb for VFP 9.  FoxWeb 4 installs the VFP 9 run-time DLLs on your server.
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Sent by George Gambill on 04/24/2008 05:19:35 PM:
Having the same problem with a new 2003 server except is 'always' returns "No channel active".  Every thing seems to be the same as the development box running XP except:
The 2003 server has no VFP9 development package loaded, only the runtime.

We installed FoxWeb in c:\Program Files\foxweb4.

We changed (simplified) the directory tree on the server. 

Further, both systems are running IIS.  Also, we do have two licenses for FoxWeb 4, one for the development box and one for the Production (Server 2003) box.

Not finding a fwstart.log.

Sent by jipi972 on 04/07/2008 12:04:54 AM:
We have a problem since a few month :

Regularly, Foxweb return "No channel active" when we try to call Foxweb scripts. This morning is the last time we encountered this pb. At the beginning, I have thought about an error in our script, but now I doubt.

We have :

- no error in Errors.dbf
- no restart or kill channel in fwstart.log

And this message happen especially at the beginning of the day, and after, it happen rarely in the day.

I have verified and sometimes disabled all the scripts called in IIS log which where called at the same time, but nothing seems wrong.

We use Foxweb 3.1, running as service with VFP6 dll.
Foxweb is configured with 4 channels with Buffer mem. size of 750 (MB). 
The server is an Intel XEON 2 Ghz with 4 Go of RAM.

Can you help us to find the pb. I have no more ideas.