Advise on enterprize application.

MisterX b.xavier at
Mon Aug 2 17:13:52 EDT 2004

why use another client-side-opened port for the server?

I cant even access my mysql server with runrev!

> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-bounces at
> [mailto:use-revolution-bounces at]On Behalf Of Andre
> Garzia
> Sent: Monday, August 02, 2004 22:37
> To: How to use Revolution
> Subject: Advise on enterprize application.
> Hi Folks,
> I was hired to build a simple app here in brazil, I should take care of
> managing contacts and projects for a small company. As a common
> practice here in the country, they changed the project as the game was
> going and now the only thing it doesn't do is to babysit the CEO
> daughter, but okay, I could cope with the spec changes, it's just a
> huge db anway. Now the sky has fallen, they want their app to talk to
> the other franchise apps, meaning theres a company here at Rio de
> Janeiro, another at Sao Paulo and yet another at Porto Alegre, and they
> want to exchange data, they want the program to run everywhere and
> they've got lot's of firewalls since they are inside a university.
> I was going like this, client app in Rev, MySQL running in a server,
> everyone access the server. This ain't working!!!! They can't open
> connections to the server running at my ISP, I can, I tested it in
> three machines on different networks.... they can't change their
> firewalls policies and they want to share data!!!!
> I am now thinking in doing the other way, I make the server using my
> webserver stack and valentina, and they access it by the web, they can
> pass thru the firewall to do webrequests... but that's ugly I hate
> deploying apps using web interface. It's just simple DBs with 6 tables
> and couple joins... should be easy!!!!
> I look forward to some advise for I must deliver this yesterday, and
> they just phoned to say that the other companies will use the program,
> that's why I am in a hurry... that's also the money that should take me
> to malta. And since they are publishing and marketing company they know
> nothing of IT they think that for them to use an app and for
> outside-of-lan-ambient people to use the same app is trivial....
> hell!!!!! firewalls!!! fake IPs!!!!!!
> anyone here got an advise or idea, I am begining again from the scratch
> so any advise is good.
> andre
> PS: and if I tell I need more time, they just dump me and use another
> contractant.... pretty cool ain't it.
> --
> Andre Alves Garzia ð 2004
> Soap Dog Studios - BRAZIL
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