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fs_check reports "INFO: unexpected file in cache" in Rational Synergy

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Attempts to run fs_check reports "INFO: unexpected file in cache" in IBM Rational Synergy


The fs_check command reports the following message:
INFO: unexpected file in cache
File path: \\server\dbshare\dbname\st_root\cache\source\#78\some_file_name


The file is not recognised as a cache file. Synergy expects the cache file to be an ascii file with a numeric name. It is not used by Synergy and was probably added manually by a user with access to the database.

Resolving the problem

To resolve the problem this file may be removed.

If you are in any doubt, just move the file from that directory to a safe area outside the cache file structure. Checking the ownership of the file in the file system may give some clues as to who created this file or copied it to the database.

Document information

More support for: Rational Synergy
General Information

Software version: 6.5a, 6.5, 6.6a, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1627149

Modified date: 02 July 2013