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Bugs and Issues / Re: User requires ALTER permission on t_image
« on: April 18, 2018, 05:10:42 pm »
Please see:
http://www.sparxsystems.com/forums/smf/index.php/topic,38430.msg244153.html#msg244153

So I've just got some clarification that to fix this problem with SQL Server you need to apply an additional patch to the schema (EASchema_1220_SQLServer_Update1.sql). This update was just recently made available on our website (April 2018). In particular, please note that it requires all users to have EA 14 and is not backwards compatible. For more details, see:
http://www.sparxsystems.com/resources/corporate/index.html#sql_scripts

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So I've just got some clarification that to fix this problem with SQL Server you need to apply an additional patch to the schema (EASchema_1220_SQLServer_Update1.sql). This update was just recently made available on our website (April 2018). In particular, please note that it requires all users to have EA 14 and is not backwards compatible. For more details, see:
http://www.sparxsystems.com/resources/corporate/index.html#sql_scripts

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Hi Uffe,

Thanks for pointing it out. Looks like it slipped through the cracks, but it should be making it's way into the help for EA 14. The draft for documentation of this method is as follows:

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ImportRASAsset( string packageGUID, string protocol, string servername, string model, string storage, string rasGUID, string password, string version)

Parameters:
packageGUID: string  - Package GUID to import to
protocol: string  - Protocol the server is using
servername: string  - Name of RAS server
model: string - Name of the RAS model to use
storage: string - Storage name of the RAS asset
rasGUID: string - GUID of the RAS asset
password: string - Password to access the RAS asset
version: string - Version of the RAS asset to import

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From the Readme.txt for EA 13.5 1351:

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  Alternate Image handline on SQL Server Repositories improved, including restoring the ability to add images over a cloud connection:
    . Requires SQL Server user to have ALTER TABLE permission for the t_image table

Please confirm that you are running EA 1351 or higher, and that you have the required ALTER TABLE permission for the t_image table.

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General Board / Re: EA V14? Is now the EA Application Modal?
« on: April 13, 2018, 10:27:41 am »
Do you maybe have "Always on Top" enabled? Look in Start > View > Workspace.

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Unfortunately those links are referring to old versions of Zachman and TOGAF. Notice the .exe vs .msi file extensions. Use the download links from my previous post to get the latest versions. Uninstall your current versions, then run these .msi installers.

[UPDATE]
Also, don't install SysML or DoDAF-MODAF. Both of those are deprecated. (SysML is now built-in and DoDAF-MODAF was replaced by UPDM)
Other installer links that have changed:
UPDM Technology - http://www.sparxsystems.com/bin/UPDM_21.exe
Visual Studio Integration - http://www.sparxsystems.com/bin/VSIntegrate.msi

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As Nizam said, this was fixed in the TOGAF add-in a few years ago. Make sure you have downloaded and installed the latest versions of both Zachman Framework and TOGAF.
http://www.sparxsystems.com/bin/EAZachman.msi
http://www.sparxsystems.com/bin/EATOGAF.msi

When opening the SysML sample project, I get "An error has occurred: The Microsoft Jet database engine cannot open the file ...  It is already opened exclusively by another user or you need permission to view its data."

First, don't install the SysML add-in. SysML is built-in to Enterprise Architect (11 or higher i think) and is unlocked when the appropriate license is entered. The MDG Technology for SysML add-in is deprecated and is only for SysML 1.0. We don't recommend using this unless you have legacy models which require this specific version.

The actual error message is because the add-in is trying to open the Example EAP model from within the Program Files directory. EA can't open from there because normal user accounts only have read access to this location in modern versions of Windows. To open the file, it needs to be copied to another directory where you do have read/write access and then open directly from there.

You can find other SysML examples in the EA Example model (Start > Help > Help > Open Example Model. Browse to: Example Model.Systems Engineering.SysML Example)

When you update your Zachman and TOGAF add-ins, this JET error should also be fixed as the latest versions of these add-ins should copy the example model into APPDATA before opening.

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Our team are looking into the error. Thanks for pointing it out.
[Update: Should be fixed now.]

Also I would be able to search for latest entries of a certain person, without specifying a subject. Is that possible?

If you open the profile page for a user (click on their name), there should be a link that says "Show Posts".

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Bugs and Issues / Re: Help Page tabs wrong
« on: March 16, 2018, 10:04:11 am »
Are you referring to the search facility for our website? If so, the "User Guide" tab of the search results should point to pages in our online html user guide. The "Website" tab may link to anything on our website, which includes both html pages and PDFs.

What term are you searching for? Look carefully through the result list. Are they all PDFs or are you also getting links to html pages?

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General Board / Re: SQL-based report on package info coming up empty
« on: February 02, 2018, 10:14:12 am »
Hi Bruce,

Can you provide the contents of your SQL Search definition?

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Automation Interface, Add-Ins and Tools / Re: Scripts submenus
« on: October 10, 2017, 09:29:07 am »
No, it's not currently possible to have nested script groups.

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General Board / Re: Multiple KeyStores in the Same Machine
« on: October 05, 2017, 03:47:22 pm »
The reason you can't find any documentation for that is because it's not supported. The Keystore Service can only reference a single key store. Using the Keystore Manager you can create additional file-based key stores, but these can only be referenced by users by pointing directly to the sskeys.dat file via a shared network folder.

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