“Connection was failed with message: ‘The executable did not complete within the allotted time’” message

Applies to
ApexSQL Data Diff

Symptoms
“Connection was failed with message: ‘The executable did not complete within the allotted time’” message can be encountered during the recomparison after synchronizing to the Mercurial source control repository, when the synchronization script exceeds 300 MB in size. This message can be also encountered if the connection speed between local machine and Mercurial hosting service is slow.

Incorrect warning message ‘Only customers with a current support and upgrades contract can upgrade for free…’ is displayed in the application update dialog when new application version is available for free tools and tools with ‘Community edition’

Applies to
ApexSQL Diff, ApexSQL Data Diff, ApexSQL Doc, ApexSQL Script, ApexSQL Complete, ApexSQL Search, ApexSQL Refactor

Summary
This article explains what to do when ‘Only customers with a current support and upgrades contract can upgrade for free…’ warning is encountered when application update is initiated for free or Community edition ApexSQL tools.

ApexSQL Add-ins “crowding” menus in SSMS and VS

Summary
This article explains about the problem of ApexSQL Add-ins “crowding” menus in Visual Studio and SSMS and the resolution

Symptoms
Visual Studio and SQL server Management Studio menu bars is “crowded” with ApexSQL Add-ins