FIX: You receive a "Connection timed out or lost" error message or a "COMException" error message when you use ADOMD.NET to connect to a remote OLAP server in SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services

Article translations Article translations
Article ID: 893091 - View products that this article applies to.
Bug #: 20001010 (SQL BUDT)
Bug#: 33758 (Plato7x)
Microsoft distributes Microsoft SQL Server 2000 fixes as one downloadable file. Because the fixes are cumulative, each new release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2000 fix release.
Expand all | Collapse all

On This Page

SUMMARY

This article describes the following about this hotfix release:
  • The issues that are fixed by this hotfix package
  • The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package
  • Information about whether you must restart the computer after you apply the hotfix package
  • Information about whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package
  • Information about whether you must make any registry changes
  • The files that are contained in the hotfix package

SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario. You use ADOMD.NET in a Microsoft ASP.NET application to connect to Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services. You try to connect to a remote OLAP server. In this scenario, you may receive an error message that is similar to one of the following:
Connection timed out or lost
Exception Details:
System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException: There was an operating system error: 5.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next SQL Server 2000 service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

Prerequisites

You must have Microsoft ADOMD.NET installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Registry information

You do not have to change the registry.

Hotfix file information

This hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
SQL Server 2000 32-bit versions
   Date         Time   Version    Size     File name
   ----------------------------------------------------
   26-Jan-2005  20:36  8.0.991.0  476,344  Msadomdx.dll
Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix or feature that contains these files may also contain additional files.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about ADOMD.NET and how to install the hotfix that is described in this article, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=790d631b-bff9-4f4a-b648-e9209e6ac8ad

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

REFERENCES

For more information about the naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
822499 New naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server software update packages
For more information about the terminology that Microsoft uses when Microsoft corrects software after the software is released, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Properties

Article ID: 893091 - Last Review: November 21, 2006 - Revision: 1.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services
Keywords: 
kbbug kbfix kbhotfixserver kbqfe KB893091
Retired KB Content Disclaimer
This article was written about products for which Microsoft no longer offers support. Therefore, this article is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.

Give Feedback

 

Contact us for more help

Contact us for more help
Connect with Answer Desk for expert help.
Get more support from smallbusiness.support.microsoft.com