File Based Server Sync "System.IO.IOException: Could not create file "/mnt/target/2c2a1532/Windows/SoftwareDistribution/DataStore/Logs/edb.log". File already exists"

  • 7018053
  • 15-Sep-2016
  • 15-Sep-2016

Environment

PlateSpin Migrate 11.x and above

Situation

File Based Server Sync "System.IO.IOException: Could not create file "/mnt/target/2c2a1532/Windows/SoftwareDistribution/DataStore/Logs/edb.log". File already exists"

 Error
"edb.log file already exists" or "edb.log file is already used.




Resolution

To resolve this issue:

1) Complete all windows update on source machine.
2) Run chkdsk.
3) Rerun-incremental.


Reference:
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http://www.informit.com/articles/article.aspx?p=101405&seqNum=10

http://www.solvusoft.com/en/files/error-missing-download/log/windows/microsoft-corporation/microsoft-windows/edb-log/    

https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/009e2017-b52a-4c9e-b513-c4e1a65255f2/dc-failure-edblog

http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/Systems-Management-OpenView-OP/Ovcd-is-not-yet-started/td-p/5591319#.VVBRsZNkq4k

Cause

There could be two reasons for that either windows update was in progress or edb.log itself was corrupted. The Edb.log is a type of LOG file and record the changes made to objects in Active Directory and windows update.

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