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This chapter provides help on the problems you might encounter during QPR 8.1 installation.

 

Q: I just installed QPR 8 to a machine containing also a QPR 7 installation, and my server components won't start.

 

A: Both QPR 8 and QPR 7 servers use the same default ports, so in the case you have e.g. QPR 7 running as a service in the background, the ports are already in use, and you must either shut down the QPR 7 servers or change the ports QPR 8 is using.

 

 

Q: I just modified my QPR 8.1 installation, but my QPR User Management Server won't start anymore.

 

A: Launch QPR Product Activation Wizard to see your product activation status. Note that a Modify installation won't require reactivation unless you install some previously uninstalled items that require activation. Even if this is not the case, your transient product activation might have expired. If the product activation status is correct, launch the QPR Configuration Manager and go to the Database operations section. See that the data source is correct. Click the Test button to test your database configuration.

 

 

Q: I'm using QPR with Oracle in a 64-bit Windows environment, and despite having a 32-bit ODBC data source configured for Oracle I cannot get QPR products to connect to the database.

 

A: This is due to a known issue with Oracle. The reason for the error is that the default installation path (C:\Program Files (x86)\QPR 8.1) contains parentheses in the path name and Oracle cannot handle them properly. To avoid this problem, install QPR to a folder that's not located under the Program Files (x86) folder. NOTE: Switching to the "regular" Program Files folder in 64-bit systems does not work as 32-bit applications (such as QPR) are automatically directed under Program Files (x86) in the case you are trying to install under Program Files.

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