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Mobilink client stops when remote DB is unreachable

Hello, all

Is there a way to make the mobilink client service not to stop, but to retry DB connection indefinitely, until the service is started (or network connection is restored) ?

We are working with version 16

Thank you

Arcady

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  • Posted on Dec 02, 2015 at 04:24 PM

    Note, I have not tried it myself, but I guess you can use a MobiLink hook procedure to control whether a failing connetion to the ML server will be retried (and whether a different ML server address might be used for that).

    Here's link to the docs with an according sample using the "sp_hook_dbmlsync_ml_connect_failed" hook procedure:

    http://dcx.sap.com/index.html#sa160/en/mlclient/sp-hook-connect-failed-ml-ref.html

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  • Posted on Dec 03, 2015 at 01:03 PM

    The MobiLink client is usually located very close to the remote database, and sometimes integrated in a fashion where a sync is not attempted until the remote database's availability is known (e.g., a client application that is already connected to the database invokes dbmlsync).

    How are you launching a synchronization? Are you using the dbmlsync schedule extended option?

    The dbmlsync utility is a client like any other, and reattempting failed database connections is the responsibility of the client... hence the question "how are you launching".

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