Cannot Access The File Because It Is Being Used By Another Process - Using ASPNETDB.MDF
I'm using Visual Web Developer 2005 Express, SQL Server 2005 and using the local file system as opposed to IIS for development purposes.
I will reference two pages of my site: one that manages Types of Tours and one that downloads a Tour Registration Excel file.
On the Tour Types page, there is a sqldatasource that populates a DetailsView whose default mode is Insert. On that same page I have a GridView that is populated from the same sqldatasource. The gridview has Paging, Editing and Deleting enabled. There is no code behind on this page except for a prompt to the user to confirm the delete action if he has elected to delete a Tour Type. This page works fine no problems.
On the download page, I have a prompt that allows the user to click a button to download the Tour Registration Excel file. The code behind opens the Registration table in the ASPNETDB.mdf database, builds an .xls file via a streamwriter and prompts the user to download the file.
My problem: if I start up VWD, go into my project, go straight to the download page without accessing any other pages, the download page works fine. If I access any other pages first and then go to the download page, I get the error "System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: Unable to open the physical file "C:....App_DataASPNETDB.MDF". Operating system error 32: "32(The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process." My simplified code behind is this:
Dim sw As System.IO.StreamWriter
Dim myConn As Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection, query As String, myCommand As Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand
Dim myReader As Data.SqlClient.SqlDataReader
Dim fileName As String, baseDirectory As String, fullFileName As String
fullFileName = baseDirectory & fileName
sw = New IO.StreamWriter(fullFileName)
myConn = New Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection("Persist Security Info=False;Integrated Security=true;AttachDbFileName=C:<pathnamehere>App_DataASPNETDB.mdf;database=ASPNET;Data Source=.SQLEXPRESS")
query = "SELECT Registrations.RegistrationNum, Registrations.Title, Registrations.LastName, Registrations.FirstName, Registrations.Organization, Registrations.StreetAddr1, Registrations.StreetAddr2, Registrations.City, Registrations.State, Registrations.Zip, Registrations.WorkPhone, Registrations.HomePhone, Registrations.CellPhone, Registrations.email, Registrations.AddToMailingList, Registrations.NumberInParty, Registrations.Comments, Registrations.DateRegistered, Registrations.TourDate, Registrations.TourFormattedTime, TourTypes.TourTypeDescr FROM Registrations INNER JOIN TourTypes ON Registrations.TourTypeNum = TourTypes.TourTypeNum"
myCommand = New Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand(query, myConn)
As soon as the code his the myConn.Open(), it abends with the above message. I then have to close the project, and stop and re-start SQL Server. HELP!!
I'm trying to upload the ASPNETDB.MDF file to a hosting server via FTP, and everytime when it was uploaded half way(40% or 50%)
I would get an error message saying:
"550 ASPNETDB.MDF: The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process"
and then the upload failed.
I'm using SQL Express. Does anybody know what's the cause?
Thanks a lot
I am running into an interesting scenario on my desktop. I'm running developer edition on Windows XP Professional (9.00.3042.00 SP2 Developer Edition). OS is autopatched via corporate policy and I saw some patches go in last week. This machine is also a hand-me-down so I don't have a clean install of the databases on the machine but I am local admin.
So, starting last week after a forced remote reboot (also a policy) I noticed a few of the databases didn't start back up. I chalked it up to the hard shutdown and went along my merry way. Friday however I know I shut my machine down nicely and this morning when I booted up, I was in the same state I was last Wenesday. 7 of the 18 databases on my machine came up with
FCB:pen: Operating system error 32(The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.) occurred while creating or opening file 'C:Program FilesMicrosoft SQL ServerMSSQL.1MSSQLDataTest.mdf'. Diagnose and correct the operating system error, and retry the operation.
and it also logs
FCB:pen failed: Could not open file C:Program FilesMicrosoft SQL ServerMSSQL.1MSSQLDataTest.mdf for file number 1. OS error: 32(The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.).
I've caught references to the auto close feature being a possible culprit, no dice as the databases in question are set to False. Recovery mode varies on the databases from Simple to Full. If I cycle the SQL Server service, whatever transient issue it was having with those files is gone.
As much as I'd love to disable the virus scanner, network security would not be amused. The data and log files appear to have the same permissions as unaffected database files. Nothing's set to read only or archive as I've caught on other forums as possible gremlins. I have sufficient disk space and the databases are set for unrestricted growth.
Any thoughts on what I could look at? If it was everything coming up in RECOVERY_PENDING it's make more sense to me than a hit or miss type of thing I'm experiencing now.
We have a nightly load process that uses scheduled SQL jobs on a SQL Server 2000 Standard Edition with SP4. Though this process has been in place for years, recently we've been having certain CmdExec Job Steps fail with the error 'The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process'. The error has been occurring either on step 3 or 4 in the following sequence of job steps:
Job step logging is turned on for this step and the output is written to SomeReportingProcedureEmail.txt
EXEC xp_smtp_sendmail with attachment of SomeReportingProcedureEmail.txt
More on xp_smtp_sendmail at http://www.sqldev.net/xp/xpsmtp.htm
Logged to JobName.log
COPY JobName.log + SomeReportingProcedureEmail.txt JobName.log
COPY SomeReportingProcedureEmail.txt X:ReportFolder
Logged to JobName.log
My theory is that for SQL Agent, the logging to an Output File found on the Advanced tab of a job step does not lock or unlock a file as part of the normal flow of job steps. In other words, the previous step's logging may not have completed by the time the following step has begun it's operation.
Personally, I don't like using the Advanced log for job steps in this manner, but that's the way things are done around here. I'm trying to preserve this work flow with only minor tweaks, preferrably to the database server as a whole, but I'll do minor code changes if necessary.
Anyone else have this problem or have a better way to describe what's going on?
One possible work around is to just set the retry for these job steps to delay for a minute and then try the action again. Any other suggestions?
HI, I have a paent package that calls child package (out of process property is set to true) and I get the following error message when I execute it from BIDS:
Error while loading MyPackage.dtsx, the process cannot access the file it is being used by another process.
Why do I get this error? It appeared when I changed my PC for a new one that has Vista and therefore SP2. My BS2005 has been patched with the tow SP1 patches (SP1 for VS, SP1 for VS in Vista).
The reason I execute my package in BIDS is that we have a product made for SSIS and we want to demonstrate its use visually with SSIS. Any suggestion?
Hi I am using VWD 2008, SQL Express 2005, Reporting Services, Win-XP, IIS5Basically let's say I have 2 pages:Page1: has a SQLDataSource control that populates a GridView from a table from a database file myDB.mdf (no code behind)Page2: has a reportviewer control that show a report with data from the same table from myDB.mdf from the reportserver, (no code behind)I have attached myDB.mdf to the SQL Server Express using the SQL Server Management Studio Express.If I first open Page2 to display the ReportViewer it works ok. or using the Report ManagerNow this is the problem:If after that I try to open Page1 then a get an error message:Cannot open user default database. Login failed.Login failed for user 'myServerASPNET'. Exception Details: System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: Cannot open user default database. Login failed.Login failed for user 'myServerASPNET'.Then I have to restart the SQL Server to fix it,Now I can open Page1 ok, but if after this I try to open Page2 (ReportViewer) againThen I get this error:" An error has occurred during report processing. o Cannot create a connection to data source 'my_Datasource'. &And this error if open the report using the report manager:" An error has occurred during report processing. o Cannot create a connection to data source 'my_Datasource'. Â§ Unable to open the physical file "C:InetpubwwwrootWebsiteApp_DatamyDB.mdf". Operating system error 32: "32(The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.)". &Now if i check the Management Studio Express again, you can see that myDB.mdf was detached. It seems to be there by it has no Tables or definitions, so I have to attach it again..Do you know how to fix this?Thanks in advance,Ed
Error: 0xC002F304 at Rename file 1, File System Task: An error occurred with the following error message: "The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.".
When running two File System Tasks after each other, with the same file, the file is still locked when running the second task. Resulting in an error: 0xC002F304 at Rename file 1, File System Task: An error occurred with the following error message: "The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.".
I found a workaround by addind a Execute Process Task before the second File System Task that pings to the localhost. This results in a 5 second delay, but there must be a better solution. Anyone?
I have a File System Task Copy file operation to copy a file in an SSIS package. The package when scheduled as a job fails with the following error:
The process cannot access the file 'C:ETLConsignmentAppleAppleRawFile.txt' because it is being used by another process.".
However when I right click on the package and execute it manually from the Integration Services it runs successfully without any problem. I am not certain on how to resolve this issue any inputs will be much appreciated.
While configuring log shipping using SQL 2000 Ent, the copy process failed with this message :
The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.
does anyone know what cause this ?
SAP R/3 is configured with the system, could this be the problem ?
I am using a File System Task to delete the contents of a directory however there may be cases where a process is still using one of the files. What I want to do in these instances is to wait for a period of time and then retry the deletion.
Does anyone know of an easy way to implement this?
I occasionally receive the following error on backups to a disk backup device.
BackupDiskFile::CreateMedia: Backup device 'F:MSSQLBACKUPFull_Backup.BAK' failed to create. Operating system error = 32(The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.).
There are no other jobs running that access this file during the backup. So nothing else should be trying to touch the backup file.
Rerunning the backup again seems to work so it does sound like something is accessing the backup file, I just can't figure out what.
The backup proc reinitializes the backup file each time it runs with the init parameter and then appends remaining backups with noinit. This error occurs on several different servers. Could there be a problem reinitializing the same backup device? It seems like a previous backup has not let go of the device.
I am running SQL 2000 SP2 on Windows 2000 SP2.
I am fairly new to ASP.NET and MSSQL but when I run my website with memberships and roles everything seems to work perfectly!! NO PROBLEMS!! However when I try to go and actually open the ASPNETDB.MDF database file that was automatically created by VB when I added a login and sign up panel I get this Error Message
"An attempt to attach an auto-named database for file C:Documents and SettingsoxMy DocumentsMy Webs nsApp_DataASPNETDB.MDF failed. A database with the same name exists, or specified file cannot be opened, or it is located on UNC share."
I don't really know why I can't open this file. I have someone who is going to help with some extra database work but asked if I could open this database so he could see the structure of it. I have a copy of the website as backup in another folder on my computer but even removing that backup does nothing in helping open the original. THANKS PLEASE HELP!
I need to rename this db and be able to set a path to it. This is because my webhost places all SQL databases on a seperate drive. This is a shared drive with alot of other databases. There fore my ASPNETDB.MDF needs to be renamed and have a path assigned. This doesnt seem tro be taken care of in my web.config file? Can some one help in reasigning the default database name and pathway. my other databases were pretty straight forward.
I read the section related to membeship in the documentation and I have noticed that the aspnetdb.mdf file was generated on the fly. But how can I then exploit this file ? I have tried to access and create a new database with SqlServer 2005 Express but it didn't work. I manage it with the Database explorer of VWD 2005 Express, but why isn't it posssible with other database administration tools ?
Thanks a lot.
Hi all!I have some problems with asp.net windows authentication.Asp made the file ASPNETDB.MDF. But I dont have SQL Server on the machine where the application will be deployed...So I have to move this file to another server, but I couldnt find any information about ASPNETDB.MDF connection string or somenthing like this.Is it possible to move this file or I have to make the authentication on my own, with my own database? I hope there is a solution to this problem!Many thanks! Regards!
having exhaustively searched the forum and tried everything over the pas few days im still recieving :Error Caught in Application_Error eventError in: http://mysite.com/site1/index.aspxError Message: An attempt to attach an auto-named database for file E:Inetpubwwwrootmvate.comWapCmsApp_Dataaspnetdb.mdf failed. A database with the same name exists, or specified file cannot be opened, or it is located on UNC share.Stack Trace: at System.Data.ProviderBase.DbConnectionPool.GetConnection(DbConnection owningObject) at System.Data.ProviderBase.DbConnectionFactory.GetConnection(DbConnection owningConnection) at System.Data.ProviderBase.DbConnectionClosed.OpenConnection(DbConnection outerConnection, DbConnectionFactory connectionFactory) at System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection.Open() at System.Web.DataAccess.SqlConnectionHolder.Open(HttpContext context, Boolean revertImpersonate) at System.Web.DataAccess.SqlConnectionHelper.GetConnection(String connectionString, Boolean revertImpersonation) at System.Web.Profile.SqlProfileProvider.GetPropertyValuesFromDatabase(String userName, SettingsPropertyValueCollection svc) at System.Web.Profile.SqlProfileProvider.GetPropertyValues(SettingsContext sc, SettingsPropertyCollection properties) at System.Configuration.SettingsBase.GetPropertiesFromProvider(SettingsProvider provider) at System.Configuration.SettingsBase.GetPropertyValueByName(String propertyName) at System.Configuration.SettingsBase.get_Item(String propertyName) at System.Web.Profile.ProfileBase.GetInternal(String propertyName) at System.Web.Profile.ProfileBase.get_Item(String propertyName) at System.Web.Profile.ProfileGroupBase.GetPropertyValue(String propertyName) at ProfileGroupUser.get_ClientID() at InfoPage.Page_PreInit(Object sender, EventArgs e) at System.Web.Util.CalliHelper.EventArgFunctionCaller(IntPtr fp, Object o, Object t, EventArgs e) at System.Web.Util.CalliEventHandlerDelegateProxy.Callback(Object sender, EventArgs e) at System.Web.UI.Page.OnPreInit(EventArgs e) at System.Web.UI.Page.ProcessRequestMain(Boolean includeStagesBeforeAsyncPoint, Boolean includeStagesAfterAsyncPoint)help and suggestions appreciated
For MS Press Book, ADO.NET 2.0 Step by Step, 2005 Edition by Rebecco Riordan, installing the code samples created a ConfigDB.exe file
under SampleDBs folder. Running this exe file created a AdoStepByStep into the Database
folder in SQL Server 2005 Express.
However, for ASP.NET 2.0 Step by Step, 2005 Edition, by George Shepherd, there is no Config.exe to install the ASPNETDB SQL Server
2005 Express database. I right clicked the Database folder to 'Attach' the database. But,
the database just showed a 'c: ASPNETDB.MDF filfe path as a name. Further, running
the aspx files in Chapters 7 and 12 showed a 'Timeout Expired' error msg, indicating
something wrong with accessing the SQL Server database.
How can I run the aspx files in Chapters 7 and 12? How can I install the ASPNETDB?
I am wondering how easy is to check for file locks and have our SSIS Package to wait until file has been release by the process which is using it.
Also, same question when we're writing to a Flat File (or Flat File Destination).
Unable to open the physical mdf file or log file because it is being used by another process
I am trying to write a Windows Application using ASP.NET 2.0, C#2005 EXPRESS, and SQL 2005 EXPRESS.
I had followed the introductory video to create a connection to the Database using Windows Authentication, and use the wizard to create a dataset and checking all the tables in the database.
After that I dragged a table from the data source created from the above process. The Details Grid so created is able to perform update, delete and addition of records.
But when I went back to the database at my PC I wasn€™t able to connect to the database. And if I opened the database first and then load the windows application and perform some database operations and went back to the physical database I wasn€™t able to open the tables in the database.
The error message is that the physical database connection cannot open the .mdf file or log file because another process is using the database. I guess it refers to the Windows Application.
Is this normal? Will it have any implications after the application is deployed? I suppose that there isn€™t a scenario where a Windows application and a physical process will access the database at the same time.
Will appreciate some feedback and advice on this scenario and whether it is a problem.
Thanks and regards
I am getting the error:
Cannot open database "aspnetdb" requested by the login. The login failed.
When I browse to my ASP.NET 3.5 LINQ web application on the IIS 6.0 server on Server 2003.
I imagine this is because while I granted SQL Server 2005 login and permissions to my database that the application stores its data in, I did NOT grant any rights to the service account the IIS Application Pool uses for its identity to the aspnetdb database on SQL Server which is where all my roles information is stored at.
My question is what are the MINIMUM permissions needed for this database so it can perform its roles related functions?
I'm using Windows Authentications with the SQL Role provider for authorization.
EDIT: I think I only need to open the aspnetdb database and add my login to the aspnet_Roles_FullAccess role. Is that correct?
Here's the scenario. Using a campaigning applicaion for aneNewsletter. It writes to an Access table. I have an ASP web page thatwrites to another table. I chained 3 Access queries together into aMacro to copy that data to the campaigning table, give a numericidentifier to that record, and then delete all records with thatidentifier (in the 2nd table). This will keep the ASP > Access tableclean.The campaigning software allows for a pre-processing SQL command tobe run. I would like to automate the updating of the table byinitiating this Access Macro from the SQL command. Anyone have anyideas on the command/syntax?Thanks in advanceJasonJoin Bytes!
Has anyone ever used an Execute Package Task to call a child package, and the Execute Package Task's ExecuteOutOfProcess = True? Unless the account it runs under is an Administrator on the box, it fails for me with "Error 0x80070005 while loading package file "C:program filesmicrosoft sql server90dtsPackagesETLFact_SalesTransaction_Tracking.dtsx". Access is denied."
This is eating up hours and hours of my time, time we can't afford. Is anyone able to successfully call a child package out of process?
I have an SSIS solution with 8 packages in it. I have checkpoint turned on with the 'If Exists' option. Each of the 8 packages have 8 separate checkpoint files specified.
One out of two runs will fail with one of the below errors:
The checkpoint file \xxxxxxxx is locked by another process. This may occur if another instance of this package is currently executing.
Checkpoint file \xxxxxxxx failed to open due to error 0x80070020 "The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another proces
I have checked all the settings and everything looks fine, looks like the problem is when you have many Control Flow tasks in a package and if two of them are completed at the same time and they try to write to this file one of them is unable to write and it fails.
This is causing the entire job to fail even though the control flow was successful.
Anyone encounter this issue? Any assistance is appreciated.
hi i was trying to generate a .xml file by using this command below
DECLARE @Table varchar(20),@filename varchar(50), @SQL nvarchar(4000)
SET @Table ='Authors'
SELECT TOP 1 @Filename = au_fname FROM Authors
SET @FileName = 'C:' + @Table+'_'+@FileName+ '.xml'
DECLARE @Table varchar(20),@filename varchar(50), @SQL nvarchar(4000)
SET @Table ='Authors'
SELECT TOP 1 @Filename = au_fname FROM Authors
SET @FileName = 'C:' + @Table+'_'+@FileName+ '.xml'
SET @SQL = 'EXEC master..xp_cmdshell '+ ''''+'bcp'+ ' "SELECT ''au_fname '' AS ''Name/First'', au_lname AS ''Name/Last '' FROM pubs.dbo.authors ORDER BY au_lname FOR XML PATH (''Books''), ROOT(''Authors''), TYPE, ELEMENTS " queryout '+ @FileName + ' -c -SlocalHost -Usa -P'+ ''' '
i got an error saying
Msg 102, Level 15, State 1, Line 1
Incorrect syntax near 'au_fname'.
i could no tfigure it out my mind window is closed.can any one help me put to find a bug.
many many thanks
OK, I just want to know if I can use SSIS to open one text file create a table with the info in
SQL Server. Then open another fixed length file and insert rows in this table. I want to do this from an application in .Net. for e.g. I have a file that says "Col1 String 20, Col2 String 20,". This will create a table "Table1" in database DB1. then it will open a text file that has 200 rows for Col1 and Col2 with fixed length as 20. The table will be filled with the rows in the second text file. I want to give the user the ability to select the above files and when he clicks submit, the table will be filled. Is it possible?
i have designed DTS packages, I have a script component that picks up the 'Path' of a file stored.
The Path is a column in database and that obtained from OLEDB source.
now i need to zip the files in the path given above and than store it in some location. How do I do that?
I am writing a package to process perfmon logs. The issue I have come across is that the perfmon process holds onto the log file and SSIS fails because it wants to exclusive read access. Is there any way of getting SSIS to not take an exclusive read on the file.
I can read the file in notepad fine but not SSIS.
for the past couple of weeks, we've been seeing:
SQL Server Error:
"kernel RA_Setup_IO [Bucket: 0] [slot: 0]: Process 4 generated access violation; SQL Server is terminating this process"
we're running SQL Server 6.5 sp4. on NT 4. sp3
I am getting this error on replication and don't know why. Any ideas?
The process could not read file '\NJRARSVR00E9d$sqldatasystemMSSQL$P001ReplD atauncNJRARSVR00E9$P001_PTR_PTR20040707104224s napshot.pre' due to OS error 5.
Thanks to Troy Weigold and the code of Darren Green to address my last issue. Now we've gone deeper beyond my DTS knowledge. Is there a way to move a Text Import Object from one DTS package to another without loosing the formatting information. (I have quite a few of these from testing and now need to create production worthy packages and they have upwards of 100 columns split out in a fixed field format already.) If anyone has an idea so I don't loose my formatting it would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance for your help!
In the integration services package i'm working on i connect to an excel database and have two data flows which deal with two work sheets in the excel spreadsheet. The data flows do some transformation and then write the data out to a SQL database (two differnet tables). This is all working great however what i want to do once both data flows are complete is to move the directory which contains the current file that is being looped through. At present there is a foreach loop going through a number of directories. I have tried to implement the File System Task object to move the directory but get the following error:
[File System Task] Error: An error occurred with the following error message: "The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.".
I've read a similar post where by the problem was due to not closing the excel connection before doing the File System Task. I cannot seem to find where i would be able to do this.
If anyone has any ideas i'm looking forward to hearing them.
Many thanks in advance,