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Chobey_Guddu
post Feb 17 2017, 11:31 AM
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HI

We have a database over Citrix on Company's virtual drive with limited admin permission for Access 2003 version...

it have 37000 records and 90 columns
It's a Split database - backend and frontend.
it's a multi-user database

We don't have any SQL or any kind or server to store backend, its basically normal jet 4 engine based database.

We don't even have command prompt on virtual drive so cant even debug/decompile the database via that route.

Issue is backend table "Main" gets deleted sometimes when accessed from frontend.
I have audit trial function built but its not showing why its been deleted.

I don't have any other way to get to know what is triggering the table deletion in backend.

Can anyone help me with the solution or suggestion, I need to apply to my database ...
Also, any known issue or bug -if you know - let me know how to fix it or get a workaround of it...

Any help will be appreciated..

Manythanks,
Guddu...
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HiTechCoach
post Feb 17 2017, 10:34 PM
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You may have a corrupted back end.

I would:
1) Make a backup of the back end on hte server
2) Copy the database to a local hard drive on a PC with Full Access 2003.
3) Make another backup of the back end that is local
4) Create a new blank database with Access 2003.
5) Import all the tables.
6) Make another backup of the back end that is local
4) Compact/repair.
7) Make another backup of the back end that is local
8) rename the copy of the back end on the server
9) Copy the new back to server.

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John Vinson
post Feb 20 2017, 03:51 PM
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After you follow Coach's excellent suggestions for recovery, I think you urgently need a change of architecture! It sounds like you have Access "frontend" databases on Citrix Client computers linked - over the Internet - to a shared "backend" on the Citrix Server. This WILL NEVER WORK WELL; I've got the burned fingers and a lost client to prove it.

The solution I found for connecting over Citrix requires some more work. You need to store the backend on the Citrix Server (or a computer on the same, fast stable LAN as the server), and have as many folders as you have users, each with its own frontend, on the same LAN; users will need to run Citrix just as a "dumb terminal" and actually run Access on the host computer. Access simply cannot tolerate the delays and communication drops across the Internet, even with Citrix; it's just to demanding of fast, rock-solid stable connectivity.

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