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Installation Stopped Because of Database File Conflict

Publication Date:  2015-06-23 Views:  596 Downloads:  0

Issue Description

When the SMC is being installed, the message "Installation path under the presence of the same name 'smc20db' database file, delete or additional!" is displayed, which indicates a database file conflict. The installation is then stopped.

Handling Process

Step 1 Perform either of the following:
 If the later SMC version does not require database recovery
Perform Step 2 and Step 3.
 If the later SMC version requires database recovery
1. Back up the current database. For details, see Backing Up the Database.
2. Perform Step 2 and Step 3.
3. Recover the database. For details, see Recovering the Database.
Step 2 Delete the database file Data, which is saved by default to D:\Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd\Data.
Step 3 Run Setup.bat. During the installation process, choose Create as the database operation type, as shown in Figure 2-6.
Figure 2-6 Installation window

Root Cause

The database file of the earlier version is not deleted. When the SMC is updated, a new database file conflicts with the existing file, and the installation stops.