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    Unanswered: Progress start up error

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    Starting ACCT                                             
    PROGRESS Version 9.1E as of Tue Oct 12 15:27:52 EDT 2004  
    11:02:42 msgOpen: unable to open message file: PROMSGS    
    Starting TRUCK                                            
    PROGRESS Version 9.1E as of Tue Oct 12 15:27:52 EDT 2004  
    11:02:42 msgOpen: unable to open message file: PROMSGS
    Getting this error message after disaster recovery. Is this a pipe file?
    Operating system is SCO 6.0.0

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    Sniff test on Client connections unable to open message file:PROMSGS. seems promising to me.

    -PatP
    In theory, theory and practice are identical. In practice, theory and practice are unrelated.

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    Got past that. PROMSGS is an environment variable pointing to the error message data base (list of error messages). I found all the files on an earlier backup.

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