Multiple Menta Variable errors in the TAC Xenta 700 error log

Issue

Multiple Menta Variable errors in the TAC Xenta 700 error log and, if running TAC Vista, also in the event log

Product Line

TAC Vista

Environment

TAC Vista 5.1.7
TAC Xbuilder 5.1.7
Xenta 700 system software (firmware) 5.1.7-51 (5.1.7-SP2) or 5.1.7-52

Cause

When releasing TAC Xenta 700 5.1.7 SP2, an error was introduced to the firmware if the ERROR block
exists in the TAC Xenta 700 Menta object.

The error you see in the Xenta 700 error log will look similar to the following:

138   2013-01-15 14:29:18 minor   menta menta           138  alarmstate.anyun
      Menta: Variable error   (Error#:62466)

Resolution

This issue has been fixed in the TAC Xenta 700 5.1.7 SP3 release, available for download at The Exchange Download Center.

After a successful update the firmware version will read 5.1.7-53.