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  • Michael McSharry
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    The download contains both Standard and Professional. Enable mcsSprinklersS from the HS plugin page.

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  • GaryDN
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    I have the standard version how to I update to 2.19.4.13, I am currently running 2.17.0.19 standard

    I download pro version but it would not take my standard license.

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  • caustin
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    Michael,
    Got it. Thanks!

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  • Michael McSharry
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    The standalone is at http://mcsSprinklers.com/setup.zip. Read the install instructions in the zip as it is a folder expansion rather than a Windows installer as in prior years. This is for Linux compatibility. Important that any mySqlData.dll is removed from the root mcsSprinklers folder. Also the renaming of mcsSprinklers.exe. Once 2.19.x.x is installed then you should be able to get future 2019 .dll from the Other page.

    I did try to download it using Chrome and Chrome only brought down 4M or the 16M file. Internet Explorer was able to download the entire file. Don't know what is up with Chrome.

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  • caustin
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    Michael,
    I am currently running the PRO standalone program on windows 10. I am at version 2.18.8.4 with 3 etherrain modues and 3 Rain 8 UPB modules.
    Where can I find the zip with the new .dll for the latest version (2.19.4.12)? I downloaded the setup.zip file, but windows says it is an invalid zip file.
    Thanks, Craig

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  • Michael McSharry
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    I put together a build for Standard version. I will submit to Updater, but prefer somebody who is actually running Standard version confirm it yields the desired results. EtherRain was also enabled for Standard version so that may look different from last years.

    HSPI_MCSSPRINKLESS.exe and mcsSprinklers_2009.dll are the two files that go into the HS root folder from http://mcsSprinklers.com/mcsSprinklersP_2_19_1_2.zip

    After submission to updater both Pro and Std versions will be downloaded when mcsSprinklersP is selected. Within HS only the one for which a license has been given will be enabled.

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  • Michael McSharry
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    I just realized the implications of not providing updater files for the other two versions. You should be able to use Updater to install mcsSprinklersP, but still run mcsSprinklersS. Your version info will not be updated from the HS GUI/Log.

    What I will do now is include the Std version HSPI with the updater's Pro version so the version info will be correct. I will also unlock all the Pro features for the Std version.

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  • brsanders
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    Michael, I have been using mcsSprinklersS for many years. Do I need to go to mcsSprinklers Pro? Do I need a new license ?
    Thanks, Bruce

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  • Michael McSharry
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    This is a common problem. 'MySql.Data.dll that is in your path is either wrong version or missing. It should be in \bin\mcsSprinklers. If there is one in mcsSprinklers root then remove it. Confirm the version is 6.2.3.0 for the one that is in \bin\mcsSprinklers.

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  • caustin
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    Michael,
    Have you had any luck with the debug file? I can zip up my mcssprinklers folder and get it to you if that would help. Seems the debug file is complaining of a mysql.data file and can't find the data to setup zones. My current install is using an Access database, if that helps.
    In my current setup, I have selected to have the status request of my etherrain units polled every minute. Should that polling activity show in serial IO? I don't see anything currently. I have had rare instances of where the program sends a command to shut off a zone, but the zone does not turn off. I was hoping that a status request would allow the program to resend the off command if the zone is still on.
    Appreciate you help.

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  • caustin
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    I did as you described, but no change. Splash screen appears and stays. windows shows some errors reported from mcssprinklers. The tray icon appears, can sometimes open the message screen.

    Appears program was able to send this email with debug data:
    Attached Files
    Last edited by caustin; August 25, 2018, 08:41 PM. Reason: add debug data

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  • Michael McSharry
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    I have uploaded http://mcsSprinklers.com/mcsSprinkle...18_4_0_HS3.zip with the latest EtherRain implementation. Another user had a need to have one of the relay's controlled independent of the irrigation program. I am waiting for comfirmation before submitting to updater, but should be a good file with mcsSprinklers_2009.dll.

    To update standalone to .Net 4 you will get http://mcsSprinklers.com/setup.zip and unzip it into your current mcsSprinklers install. Delete old mcsSprinklers.exe and rename either mcsSprinklers_Windows.exe or mcsSprinklers_Linux.exe to mcsSprinklers.exe. Before doing this assure you have a backup of the mcsSprinklers folder. Going forward you should be able to replace just mcsSprinklers_2009.dll. The Other page provides this capabilty via web interface. Typically each year I repackage so the web interface only works for the current year. This allows other updates to be made for which the new year's.dll may have a dependency.

    The Rev C firmware for the EtherRain is required for simultaneous valve operation. Earllier EtherRain units cannot be updated to use Rev C firmware. mcsSprinklers will recognize the firmware and use the appropriate command set API.

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  • caustin
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    Standalone PRO, windows 10, 3 etherrain modules rev c

    Michael,
    I do not use the Homeseer plugin for mcssprinklers, standalone only. I currently am running ver 2.17.0.19. I see from the change log that you have fixed the etherrain status issue. What is the best way to update to 2.18.3.3 without destroying my current setup?
    I downloaded the standalone zip file from the link in the change log and tried using the .dll from that file (in the past all I had to do to update the program was replace the .dll with a new version). Did not work. Replaced the mscssprinklers.exe with the mcssprinklers_windows.exe and the new config file in the zip file. Splash screen would appear, but frozen at that point. In the past, the standalone program had a setup.exe install program. The website offers a download of this setup.exe file, but it is not executable.

    As always, your help with this is much appreciated.

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  • cerjzc
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    I did try downloading the version from the website and the mcssprinklers_2009.dll does appear to be the current version 2.18.3.2 if I check the hspi_mcssprinklers.exe it is from June with a version of 2.18.1.1.

    I might be downloading the incorrect file, but I used the link called Download Software Application Release.

    Thanks,
    Jeff

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  • Michael McSharry
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    The HS3 mechanism is via the HS3 updater. With HST now hosting all plugins it is taking some time to get that process working. I continue to also put the updater package on mcsSprinklers.com. It can be downloaded from this site and the update done manually. All you need is the HSPI and the _2009.dll from the zip. From Plugin page stop mcsSprinklersP. Replace the two files and then start mcsSprinklersP up again. A typical updater package file name has the format mcsSprinklersP_2_18_3_2_HS3.zip.

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