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Establishing Connection to Database Takes 5 Minutes

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 18, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
 

I'm using the sync framework and generating an initial database (.sdf file) on the server and pulling it down to my mobile device via a WCF service.  That works fine with one caveat.  When my windows mobile app goes to connect to this database it takes 5 minutes to open the connection.  It seems to be consistently 5 minutes so I was thinking there is a timeout somewhere in play. 

Maybe something else is holding on to the new .sdf file i downloaded?  Maybe my sqlceconnection object thinks it is connected to an old instance of the .sdf and after it figures that out it connects to the new one?  I can't figure out what is happening here. 

Anyone have any ideas?

Thanks




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