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  1. questionWhy the Start Service and Stop Service buttons are grayed out?
    Symptoms When you open SourceAnywhere for VSS Server Manager on Windows Vista/7/2008/SBS, you may find the Start Service and Stop Service buttons are grayed out. Also, if you try to make any changes in Server Manager and close it, you may find your changes are lost. Cause You don't have prope ...
  2. questionHow to determine the version of VSS API used by SourceAnywhere for VSS Server?
    SourceAnywhere for VSS Server uses VSS Automation component (VSS API) to access VSS databases. Note: VSS 6.0d (build 31222) or above is recommended as the backend of SourceAnywhere for VSS. If you are using VSS 6.0 on the SourceAnywhere for VSS Server machine, the ssapi.dll file is located at ...
  3. questionHow to move SourceAnywhere for VSS server to another machine?
    To move SourceAnywhere for VSS from one server to another without losing the configuration info, please follow the below steps: Stop SourceAnywhere for VSS Service at %Dynamsoft SourceAnywhere for VSS Server Manager% | Service Control | Stop Service Backup the "sawvconfigure.ini" file in the i ...
  4. questionHow to check the Logon User of SourceAnywhere Service?
    If you use Windows Authentication, and have different server machines for SourceAnywhere and SQL Server, you need to add your Administrator, who installed the SourceAnywhere, into Logon User. Please make sure the Administrator has DB owner privilege to the SQL Server. This setting is in Contr ...
  5. questionHow to determine the temp directory of SourceAnywhere for VSS server?
    The temp directory of SourceAnywhere for VSS server can be specified in SourceAnywhere for VSS Server Manager Server Info -> General Setting -> Temp Path, as seen in the following figure: If the temp directory is not specified, SourceAnywhere for VSS server will use the default temp dire ...
  6. questionCan I manage SourceAnywhere for VSS on Mac/Linux?
    No. Currently, you cannot manage SourceAnywhere for VSS on non-Windows machines. SourceAnywhere for VSS Server Manger can only run on Windows.
  7. questionHow to make SourceAnywhere for VSS service and IIS use port 80 at the same time?
    If your SourceAnywhere for VSS server machine only has port 80 open and it has IIS installed, you can follow the steps below to enable SourceAnywhere for VSS service to use 80: 1.Assign two IPs for your server machine. Here I use 192.168.1.77 and 192.168.1.78. 2. Make sure the IP setting for I ...
  8. questionHow to set up password for SourceAnywhere for VSS users?
    All the SourceAnywhere for VSS users are existing SourceSafe users. The default passwords of the SourceAnywhere for VSS users are the passwords set for the users in VSS Administrator Tool. Users can change the password through SourceAnywhere for VSS Client menu Tools->Change Password.
  9. questionIs our database within Dynamsoft or MS VSS if we use SourceAnywhere for VSS?
    Your database is within MS VSS. SourceAnywhere for VSS is an remote access & cross platform add-on tool for SourceSafe (VSS), which allows you to access your VSS Database remotely fast, reliably and securely. For more information on SourceAnywhere for VSS, you can visit: http://www.dynamsoft.co ...
  10. questionHow to specify a password for a SourceAnywhere for VSS user?
    All the SourceAnywhere for VSS users are existing SouceSafe (VSS) users. The passwords of the users are specified when the users are added in VSS Administrator. However, you can change the password through SourceAnywhere for VSS Client menu Tools->Change Password.
  11. questionHow to allow a Visual SourceSafe (VSS) user to access VSS DB through SourceAnywhere for VSS?
    Visual SourceSafe (VSS) users can use SourceAnywhere for VSS client to access VSS DB remotely¬ by following the¬ steps below: Add the VSS DB in SourceAnywhere for VSS Server Manager, ¬ as seen in the following figure: Add a user in VSS. You may take a look at the following article for instructi ...
  12. questionHow to check SourceAnywhere for VSS Server Log?
    The SourceAnywhere for VSS Server log file gives you valuable information about the system. In many cases, you may need to consult the log file. The log file can be viewed from: SourceAnywhere for VSS Server Manager -> Server Info -> System Log -> View log, as seen in the following figure:
  13. questionHow to set the port of SourceAnywhere for VSS server?
    The ports through which the Server communicates with the Client can be specified in SourceAnywhere for VSS Server Manager ServerInfo -> General Settings, as seen in the following figure:
  14. questionHow to make sure SourceAnywhere for VSS server has enough permission to the temp folder?
    Please follow steps below: Determine the temp path of SourceAnywhere for VSS server. For information about how to determine the temp path of SourceAnywhere for VSS server, please click here. Check the Log On user of SourceAnywhere for VSS Service. For information about how to check the Log On ...
  15. questionIf I already have licenses, can I add more licenses later when I need it?
    Yes. You can purchase additional licenses and add them in Server Manager. For information about how to input the serial number, please click here. For example, you purchased a 5-user serial number and now you need to add 2 additional licenses. In this case, you can purchase another 2-user serial ...
  16. questionWhere should I input the serial number?
    SourceAnywhere for VSS licensing is configured exclusively on the server-side from the Serial Numbers page of Server Manager, as seen in the following figure:
  17. questionHow to input my serial number?
    SourceAnywhere for VSS serial number can be input on the server-side from SourceAnywhere for VSS Server Manager ServerInfo->Serial Numbers, as seen in the following figure:
  18. questionWhy can't SourceAnywhere for VSS service be started?
    There are several possibilities. The SourceAnywhere for VSS Server log file gives you valuable information for the troubleshooting. Please check the log file first. For information about how to check the log file, please click here. Please verify the following items: Verify the logged in user ...
  19. questionWhy can't SourceAnywhere for VSS service be stopped?
    The likeliest cause of this problem is that the current user does not have administrative right to start/stop service.