I'm trying to run FIMS and I'm getting "Could not connect to server for database" error?

If other users are able to get into FIMS and you are using a Windows 10 workstation, then it may be an issue with the network mapped drive.
A possible solution is to use the hostname for the FIMS shortcut instead of the mapped drive.  Try the following:
  1. Right click on the FIMS shortcut and click on properties from the menu
  2. In the Target field, we will be changing it to the following:
  3. \\{Hostname of Server}\NPO\dlc\bin\prowin32.exe -pf \\{Hostname of Server}\npo\found\configfiles\wfound.pf -ini \\{Hostname of Server}\npo\found\configfiles\fimsnt.ini
    1. {Hostname of Server} = the name of the FIMS server.  If you do not know the name of the server, look at the N drive in My Computer. It will say NPO on xxxx (xxxx is the name of the server).
  4. In the Start In field, we will be changing it to the following:
  5. \\{Hostname of Server}\npo\found\fims
  6. Click apply and ok
  7. Try running FIMS again



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