Unable to lock the station because it is already controlled by another application: Station Manager.

PROBLEM

 

Operator gets the following TestSuite Error window when trying to connect to a station (Figure 1):

 

Cannot connect to the station and update the signal sense due to the following error:  Unable to lock the station because it is already controlled by another application: Station Manager.  

 

Figure 1 – TestSuite Error window

 

ANSWER

 

Check that you don’t have any tests actively running either on a real system or in simulation on another application within Station Manager like MPT or the Function Generator.  You must stop them before trying to connect to the station in TestSuite.  

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Keary is the author of this solution article.

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