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Bug: after moving to new PC very odd users' names

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Hi,
Newest EPIM, pro biz etc.
Win 10.

I moved the EPIM from Win 8.1:
installed,
copied .ini

This is what I got in three DBs while trying to connect to server:
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EPIM server names bug.png
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Any ideas how to fix it?

Currently, I use SYSDBA and masterkey, but how to remove this thing?

Apart of it, all works. (Well, that's not precise as there are many other bugs, but at least i can connect to DB).

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Re: Bug: after moving to new PC very odd users' names

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Reinstalling Firebird doesn't help.
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Re: Bug: after moving to new PC very odd users' names

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Remove the records under the [Logins] section in EPIM.ini file.
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Re: Bug: after moving to new PC very odd users' names

Post by Trinitylab »

Yes, I did this morning and wanted to share that.

It is about [Logins] section in epim.ini file.

Something strange with encoding characters happens when this file is transferred between two PCs (I remember years ago I had that problem too).

So, basically, on clean EPIM install we get in Logins:
0=12

The same we need to do on copied epim.ini file,
(or as admin said, to remove all logins).

Then I connect via server, using SYSDBA and masterkey, NO PROBLEM with odd names, they are gone.

So I believe it is transferring logins names from one PC to another which makes this [Logins] part unreadable on the new machine.

Finally, no need to reinstall neither EPIM nor Fbird, just to clean that part in epim.ini.

As admin said, remove all,
or,
as I did, remove everything except 0 login, and give that login value
0=12
And save the file.
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