GXquery 4.0 - FAQ and Common Issues

Error: CREATE DATABASE permission denied in database 'master'.

When importing metadata an error like the following occurs:

========== Import metadata started ==========
========== Create knowledge base started ==========
----------------------- Exception -----------------------
CREATE DATABASE permission denied in database 'master'.
   en System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection.OnError(SqlException exception, Boolean breakConnection)
   en System.Data.SqlClient.SqlInternalConnection.OnError(SqlException exception, Boolean breakConnection)
   en System.Data.SqlClient.TdsParser.ThrowExceptionAndWarning(TdsParserStateObject stateObj)
   en System.Data.SqlClient.TdsParser.Run(RunBehavior runBehavior, SqlCommand cmdHandler,
 SqlDataReader dataStream, BulkCopySimpleResultSet bulkCopyHandler, TdsParserStateObject stateObj)
   en System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand.RunExecuteNonQueryTds(String methodName, Boolean async)
   en System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand.InternalExecuteNonQuery(DbAsyncResult result, String methodName, Boolean sendToPipe)
   en System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand.ExecuteNonQuery()
   en Artech.Udm.Framework.SQL.DataConnection.CreateDatabase(KBConnectionInfo info)
   en Artech.Udm.Layers.Data.SQL.SQLConnectionManager.CreateDatabase(IKBConnectionInfo info)
   en Artech.Architecture.Common.Objects.KnowledgeBase.Create(KBConnectionInfo info,
 KbTemplate template, String location, Boolean conversion, DateTime serverDate)
   en Artech.Genexus.WebIdeProxy.Services.GXquery.KnowledgeManagerService.CreateKB(String metaId,
 String metaName, String kbLocation, String serverInstance, Boolean integratedSecurity, String userId, String password, Logger log)
========== Create knowledge base finished: failed ==========
========== Import metadata finished: failed ==========

Causes: The user "server-name\GXquery" has no database creator role (you are running GXquery and Windows Server 2012).

Solution: Give the user "server-name\GXquery" the dbcreator role. As of GXquery 4.0 Upgrade 1, you have to give the dbcreator role to the NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM user.

GXquery sobre un Windows Server 2012

Error: GeneXusServer - Could not find file ' C :\Windows\TEMP\zzwlxhjk.dll '.

2014-03-18 11:10:48,225 [3] ERROR GeneXusServer - Could not find file ' C :\Windows\TEMP\zzwlxhjk.dll '.
System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not find file 'C:\Windows\TEMP\zzwlxhjk.dll '.
File name: 'C:\Windows\TEMP\zzwlxhjk.dll'
   at System.IO.__Error.WinIOError (Int32 errorCode, String maybeFullPath)
   at System.IO.FileStream.Init (String path, FileMode mode, FileAccess access, Int32 rights,
 Boolean userights, FileShare share, Int32 bufferSize, FileOptions options, SECURITY_ATTRIBUTES secAttrs,
 String MSGPATH, Boolean bFromProxy)
   at System.IO.FileStream..ctor (String path, FileMode mode, FileAccess access, FileShare share)
   in Microsoft.CSharp.CSharpCodeGenerator.FromFileBatch (CompilerParameters options, String [] fileNames)
   in Microsoft.CSharp.CSharpCodeGenerator.FromSourceBatch (CompilerParameters options, String [] sources)
   in Microsoft.CSharp.CSharpCodeGenerator.System.CodeDom.Compiler.ICodeCompiler.CompileAssemblyFromSourceBatch(CompilerParameters options,
 String [] sources)
   in System.CodeDom.Compiler.CodeDomProvider.CompileAssemblyFromSource (CompilerParameters options, String [] sources)
   in System.Xml.Serialization.Compiler.Compile (Assembly parent, String ns,
 XmlSerializerCompilerParameters xmlParameters, Evidence evidence)
   in System.Xml.Serialization.TempAssembly.GenerateAssembly (XmlMapping [] xmlMappings, Type [] types, 
String defaultNamespace, Evidence evidence, XmlSerializerCompilerParameters parameters, Assembly assembly, Hashtable assemblies)
   in System.Xml.Serialization.TempAssembly..ctor (XmlMapping [] xmlMappings, Type [] types, String defaultNamespace,
 String location, Evidence evidence)
   in System.Xml.Serialization.XmlSerializer.GenerateTempAssembly ( XmlMapping XMLMapping , Type type , String defaultNamespace )
   in System.Xml.Serialization.XmlSerializer .. ctor ( Type type , String defaultNamespace )
   in System.Xml.Serialization.XmlSerializer .. ctor ( Type type )
   in Artech.Packages.Definition.Builder.CreateFrom ( XmlReader reader , Package & package )

Causes: User LocalSystem in Identity the pool associated with the Gxquery webapp had no permissions to write to c:\windows\temp

Solution: Add a custom account in the "identity" property of the pool with privileges to write on that directory.

Custom account GXquery

Error: Cannot open database "GXquery40" requested by the login. The login failed.
Login failed for user 'NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM'.

 System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: Cannot open database "GXquery40" requested by the login. The login failed.
Login failed for user 'NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM'.

Solution: Give the user "NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM" the data_writer and data_reader roles.


Error: GXquery with Infomix DB

Internal error: Function call failed (Can not load file or assembly 'IBM.Data.Informix, Version =,
Culture = neutral, PublicKeyToken = 7c307b91aa13d208' or one of its dependencies.
The assembly manifest definition does not match with reference to the assembly (Exception from HRESULT:0x80131040)).

Solution: Copy the dll from the Infomix client (version 2.81) as explained here.

Error:GXquery on Window 8.1 64 bits

[SEHException( 0x80004005 ):External component has thrown an exception.]
   Artech.Common.Helpers.Protection.AuthorizationHelper.GetSiteCode1_Local ( intProd Int32 , Int32 intVer , StringBuilder Sitecode ) +0
   Artech.Common.Helpers.Protection.AuthorizationHelper.GetSiteCode1 ( intProd Int32 , Int32 intVer , StringBuilder Sitecode ) +19
   Artech.Common.Helpers.Protection.AuthorizationHelper.GetSiteCode ( productId Byte , Byte versionId ) +68
   Genexus.Server.Common.BLManager.get_SiteCode () +83
   Artech.Genexus.WebIdeProxy.Helpers.ProtectionHelper.get_SiteCode () +17
   GeneXus.Programs.SdtProtectionHelper.get_gxTpr_Sitecode () +5
   GeneXus.Programs.licensemanager.S112 () 341
   GeneXus.Programs.licensemanager.E110O2 () +1837
   GeneXus.Programs.licensemanager.STRUP0O0 () +57
   GeneXus.Programs.licensemanager.START0O2 ( ) +186
   GeneXus.Programs.licensemanager.webExecute ( ) +145
   GeneXus.Http.GXHttpHandler.ProcessRequest ( HttpContext ) +283
[Exception:Exception GXApplication]
   GeneXus.Http.GXHttpHandler.ProcessRequest ( HttpContext ) +424
   System.Web.CallHandlerExecutionStep.System.Web.HttpApplication.IExecutionStep.Execute () +181
   System.Web.HttpApplication.ExecuteStep ( IExecutionStep step , Boolean & completedSynchronously ) +75

Solution: On the Basic Settings/Connect as, of virtual directory of GXquery configure a user with Administrator permissons.

Connect as GXquery 4.0

Error: GXquery extension currently installed is version ' ', GXquery in ' ' is too old to work with this version

GXquery old version error

Solution: Install a higher version of GXquery 4.0

Error: GXquery converter on windows 8

Error creating Knowledge Base
========== Knowledge Base Conversion finished ==========
Error creating Knowledge Base

GXquery converter error

Solution: Run Artech.GXquery.Converter by right-clicking on the application and selecting the Run as administrator option from the contextual menu.

GXquery add-in for excel Error: Invalid GXquery services URL. It must include the protocol ('http' or 'https'), host name or IP, port and base URL.

GXquery add-in excel error

Solution: Remove the text after the second slash, for example on 'http://localhost:80/GXquery40/login.aspx' remove the '/login.aspx' (http://localhost:80/GXquery40)

GXquery add-in for excel Error: The remote server returned an error (404)

Error add in Excel 404

1) Install the URLRewrite. For more information see URLRewrite - Common issues.
2) If you are using HTTPS, edit the Web.config of The GXquery Web directory replacing the following code:

//Replace this:
<serviceMetadata httpGetEnabled="true" />
//With this:
<serviceMetadata httpGetEnabled="false" httpsGetEnabled="true" />