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I have made a Windows application using C++ which runs with no error connecting to an Oracle database when installed in a real computer. When it runs on Citrix Metaframe it sometimes raises an "Access Violation" exception. Is there any rule or any special security action to be made for running a Windows C++ application on Citrix Metaframe ?

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This is a topic for Stack Overflow. It's time to properly debug your application and find out where and why it's failing. The language the app is written in is irrelevant. –  John Gardeniers Aug 31 '10 at 21:55

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Access Violation usually means that an area of memory is accessed that may not be used. Citrix uses some special version of core dlls so bugs that are unnoticed in a normal environment may surface there.

The Access Violation error has addition information that is important and can be used to trace the bug.

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That's a massive over simplification. Access Violation is a generic term which describes ALL access denied issues, not just memory related. –  John Gardeniers Aug 31 '10 at 21:56
It says Access Denied on missing file system permissions. –  Hendrik Brummermann Sep 1 '10 at 6:48

Run Sysinternals Process Monitor and look for any "Access Denied" messages when the error pops up. It sounds like the user is missing appropriate file permissions.

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