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rporetti
Posted: Saturday, October 9, 2021 8:04:32 PM

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I recently updated a 2008 SERVER OS to Windows 10 and my clients are no longer connecting to the database. Turning off the Firewall (as a test) solvers the problem; so its seems obvious that the issue lies here. Not sure why a brand new installation of MM 5.40 could not automatically sort this out; but here we are.

I searched on this site - including the forum; all references are to Windows 7! (Interesting since there has been lots of discussion about lack of support from MS; but none of the screen shots have been updated to the most widely used OS: Windows 10.)

Can someone advise?

I really do not want to run my server without a firewall.


Rob

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Server: Windows Server 2008 - Client 1: Windows 7 64 - Home Premium - Client 2: Windows 7 64 - Professional - Client 3: Windows 7 64 - Home Premium
binnerup
Posted: Sunday, October 10, 2021 4:07:03 PM

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rporetti
Posted: Sunday, October 10, 2021 6:46:20 PM

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Yes to both... and there are numerous My Movies components that have the Defender Firewall Settings set to the "private" profile - for any user and any computer.

However, my Windows 7 clients (also running 5.40) will not connect unless I turn the firewall off at the server. (The Windows 7 machines have not changed. I only changed my server to Windows 10.) All three Win 7 clients stopped working because they cannot connect to the database.

This is a brand new, clean Windows 10 Professional installation.

Rob

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Server: Windows Server 2008 - Client 1: Windows 7 64 - Home Premium - Client 2: Windows 7 64 - Professional - Client 3: Windows 7 64 - Home Premium
binnerup
Posted: Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:00:46 AM

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