StatVision: Database Connection Error: '....mdb' is not a valid path; Wrong Program Location in Data Configuration

Potential Symptoms

  • "Database connection error: '\\DSTI-P\DakStats Baseball\2023 Rangers Season\2023 Rangers Season\2023 Rangers Season.mdb' is not a valid path. Make sure that the path name is spelled correctly and that you are connected to the server on which the file resides."
  • DakStats has a green status light.
  • DSTI has a green status light.
  • Database has a red status.

Environment

  • Product: DakStats
  • Component: StatVision
  • Control System: GameDay

Cause

  • Wrong Program Location in Data Configuration in StatVision
  • DakStats Program Location includes Folder name and folder name is also sent to GameDay from DSTI causing file path to be not found (ex¬†\\DSTI-P\DakStats Baseball\2023 Rangers Season\2023 Rangers Season\2023 Rangers Season.mdb).

Resolution

  1. Change DakStats Program Location in StatVision under 'Edit>Data Configuration'. (ex "\\DSTI-P\DakStats Baseball" replaces "\\DSTI-P\DakStats Baseball\2023 Rangers Season").

KB ID: 000027148


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