Customer creates brand new server (new installation of Windows). Administrator does not install any other software. Administrator installs Controller server. During testing, errors occur related to faulty/missing/unregistered VFPCOM.DLL. Why does this happen?
For examples of symptoms/errors, see separate IBM Technotes #1347488 & 1367434.
Code production problem in the Controller installation routine.
- This caused the routine to mistakenly try to register FrangoVFP.DLL before it had successfully registered the required component MSVCR71.dll (inside windows\system32 or syswow64).
Brand-new server (which has never had Controller server installed, and also has very little or no other software installed).
Resolving The Problem
See separate IBM Technotes #1347488 & 1367434.
This issue is fixed from Controller 10.2 onwards.
15 June 2018