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Connection error

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Connection error

Hi. My SAS Enterpise Guide 4.3 ( is showing unknown error


A connection could not be made to the SAS Metadata Server but is required for the current operation. Please see your administrator.


Connection failed

------------------------------ Technical Information Follows ------------------------------

SAS.EG.SDS.Metadata.MetadataException: Connection failed ---> System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x80042745): Software caused connection abort. An established connection was aborted by the software in your host machine, possibly due to a data transmission timeout or protocol error.
at SASObjectManager.ObjectFactoryMulti2Class.CreateObjectByServer(String Name, Boolean synchronous, ServerDef pIServerDef, String LoginName, String Password)
at SAS.EG.SDS.Metadata.OMSProvider.Connect()
--- End of inner exception stack trace ---
at SAS.EG.SDS.Metadata.OMSProvider.Connect()
at SAS.EG.SDS.Metadata.MetadataManagerV2.SAS.EG.SDS.Metadata.IMetadataConfiguration.set_ActiveProvider(Provider value)
at SAS.EG.SDS.Dialogs.ProviderConnectDlg.Connect(Object sender, DoWorkEventArgs e)
at System.ComponentModel.BackgroundWorker.OnDoWork(DoWorkEventArgs e)
at System.ComponentModel.BackgroundWorker.WorkerThreadStart(Object argument)

------------------------------ End of Technical Information ------------------------------


It worked 2 days ago and now it is not connected.


Anyone knows how to fix it?




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Posts: 140

Re: Connection error

Posted in reply to bohonghong

You may want to talk to your Server Administrator.  You'd want to check that the Metadata Server is running on the target machine.  Sometimes when a machine is rebooted, the Metadata Server doesn't get re-started.


If the Metadata Server is running properly, you may need to check your port and firewall rules.



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