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Aviator857 asked MiGMan_Flight_Sim_Museum answered

RealSimGear + Airmanager causes no other sim connect client to be able to connect.

Originally posted this https://flightsimulator.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/requests/162365 but it was closed and I was pointed here. Note I am not developing against the SDK but these are existing tools. If you have the RealSImGear and AIrManager plugin installed in your community folder then no other sim connect clients (flight events, fs2ff, etc) can connect. If you remove airmanager or realsimgear then you can connect several other sim connect clients. Simconnect should be a multi client protocol so it being blocked doesn't make sense.

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Aviator857 answered

Found the issue there was a <MaxClients></MaxClients> set in my simconnect.xml. Not sure where/how it got set but increasing it fixed the issue.
https://docs.flightsimulator.com/html/Programming_Tools/SimConnect/SimConnect_XML_Definition.htm?agt=index

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MiGMan_Flight_Sim_Museum answered

This is a HUGE deal for cockpit builders. I was using Air Manager in my original pit build, went to the other mob because they didn't support MSFS right out of the gate, so glad to hear they do so now!

Looking forward to seeing a solution.

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EPellissier answered

We are looking into this. As a side note, nothing is done (on purpose) on our side to block any add-on.

Best regards,

Eric / Asobo

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EPellissier answered

I am currently running MSFS with:

  • RealSimGear Device Interface 1.5.1.7
  • Air Manager 4.1.3 (demo version)
  • fs2ff 0.1.14
  • FSUIPC 7.3.0.2

All SimConnect clients report that they connected to the MSFS server without any issue.

Are you using different versions or perhaps more software?

Best regards,

Eric / Asobo

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MiGMan_Flight_Sim_Museum answered

Adding feedback, I have Air Manager and Sim Dashboard running in parallel on various devices and can report no problems encountered.

@Aviator857 - good catch in the simconnect.xml, I'll file that answer away for future reference!

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