DMA problem database validation failed

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Mar 29th, 2008
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I ran DMA today to in order to foresee issues before the actual upgrade takes place which is in about 3-4 weeks -4.1(3) to 6.1-

I good a validation error:


The results are : Export - Successful. Validation - Failed.


I tried to look at the datavalidation.log file, but I cannot find it anywhere. It isn't there.

What other log can I look at? What could be wrong?

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance.


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gogasca Sun, 03/30/2008 - 00:45
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Check for the following log files on the publisher where DMA has failed:


C:\CiscoWebs\DMA\Bin\*.log C:\Program Files\Cisco\Trace\DBL\installdb*.*


If there is any mention of the database failing validation look at installdbw1.log


Search for the string *Error* and use the following page to decode whatever Informix errors may be present.


All messages marked *Warning* can safely be ignored.


http://www.oninit.com/errorcode/index.php


I would recommend you opening a TAC case

since there are 1000 things which can be wrong


Just for reference:

For DMA install errors:

Check the following logs:


C:\Program Files\Common Files\Cisco\Logs\DMA\

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Cisco\Logs\DMA\DMAInstUI.log

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Cisco\Logs\DMA\\InstallUtils.log

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Cisco\Logs\DMA\IDSInstall.log

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Cisco\Logs\DMA\dbcmds.log

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Cisco\Logs\DMA\dbcmds.log

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