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    Backup errors:in user_data_a5_Detail and prd_software_a4_Detail: "File removed before we read it"

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Dedicated-Direct; Direct; Local;

    Problem Symptoms:
    After performing a backup with crontab and checking the result In the end of the log /exlibris/backup/logs/user_data_a5_Detail_yymmdd_hhmn.log, the error message is displayed:
    tar command failed {status=1}

    In the log, several errors messages are displayed:
    tar: exlibris/aleph/u20_1/alephe/apache/htdocs/exlibris/aleph/a20_1/alephe/www_f_lng/icon: File removed before we read it

    And similar errors are found in the /exlibris/backup/logs/prd_software_a4_Detail_yymmdd_hhmn.log:
    tar: exlibris/aleph/a20_1/alephe.orig/apache/htdocs/...:

    Obsolete symbolic links

    Delete the link displayed in the log.

    In the case of the user_data logs this was:
    cd /exlibris/aleph/u20_1/alephe/apache/htdocs/exlibris/aleph/a20_1/alephe/www_f_lng
    rm icon

    In the case of the prd_software_a4_Detail.... log errors, all of the following symbolic links in the /exlibris/aleph/a20_1/alephe.orig/apache/htdocs directory were removed: PDS*, course*, kidscat*, pds*, staff* .

    Additional Information

    See also Error: tar command failed in backup logs: "File changed as we read it" .

    Category: System management

    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013