Subject FB 2.1 server hangs
Author Richard Wesley
A few days ago our Windows FB 2.1RC2 test server started not
responding to connections (which is upsetting our test automation
system). I realised that I had not updated it, so I uninstalled it
and installed the 2.1 final. All seemed well, until this morning,
when the same problem started occurring.

I noticed that using the FB control panel to stop and start the
service does not seem to work - the fbserver .exe keeps running and I
have to kill it manually with process explorer (there is nothing
critical on this machine - it just hosts a prebuilt set of test data.)

What could cause FB to become unresponsive like that? Where should I
start looking? I don't think anything has happened to the underlying

Richard Wesley Senior Software Developer Tableau