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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2006

    Unanswered: help me log people out of a database.. Not split

    I have one database that on our server that 5 people login to. Sometimes throughout the month I need then to logout so I can add, update ect.

    Is there a simple code or way I can log everyone thatís logged into my database. Iíve seen code that will log people off if the database is split; Iím not ready to split the database.

    I was thinking sometime like creating a hidden form and then do something to make the database close.

    Any help would be appreciated

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Richmond, Virginia USA
    Provided Answers: 19
    Quote Originally Posted by CVLASAK View Post
    ...Iíve seen code that will log people off if the database is split; Iím not ready to split the database.
    Then I would suggest you get 'ready' to split the database, before you start worrying about things like kicking users out! There's a good reason why all the code you've found to do this is based on split databases!

    Multi-users on a single, non-split database has long been recognized as a cause of repeated corruptions, as I suspect you've been told before. One would have to suppose, with five users, that a fair amount of data is being input. It is simply irresponsible, on your part, to know this and still continue down this path.

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    Hope this helps!

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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    New Zealand
    Provided Answers: 10
    You need to split the database you will thanks us for it

    And put the screen on the local machine doing will speed up the database also less network traffic

    Yes do a hidden form but that form has a timer on it checking a value in a table if that value change them log then out (been there do that)
    Last edited by myle; 02-23-11 at 02:18.
    hope this help

    See clear as mud

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