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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: 104

Re: Connection error

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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