3 Replies Latest reply on Nov 29, 2011 8:33 AM by LaRetta_1

    Database Recovery Huh...



      Database Recovery Huh...


      When I run a recover a file I get this Warning in screenshot. Telling me to "reiview the recovery log file to see where problems were found..."

      So I go to the Recovery log, and only items of note are:

      2011-11-28 09:54:14.906 -0500    CompSH.fp7    8475      Rebuilt group with 4 object(s)
      2011-11-28 09:54:14.906 -0500    CompSH.fp7    8475      Rebuilt group with 4 object(s)
      2011-11-28 09:54:14.906 -0500    CompSH.fp7    8475      Rebuilt group with 4 object(s)
      2011-11-28 09:54:14.907 -0500    CompSH.fp7    8487      Reset table view
      2011-11-28 09:54:14.908 -0500    CompSH.fp7    8476        This item changed

      2011-11-28 09:54:15.121 -0500    CompSH.fp7    8495     WARNING: problems were detected while recovering the database.  The recovered file should NOT be used going forward; copy only the most recent work from it into a backup copy of the original file.

      How do I know whats wrong?


        • 1. Re: Database Recovery Huh...

          Xandra said, "How do I know whats wrong?"

          You don't.  Recover should never be ran on a good file.  Its purpose is to make the file usable to retrieve the data only so it can be exported and imported into a clean, new Master (which I hope you keep at each step of your design).

          Sometimes it is recommended to run Recover on a COPY of a file just to see if it reports damage but many times, and it has been proved, a file is severely damaged but Recover shows no problems.  Yours indicates problems.  The file should not be used. 

          I am sorry to provide the bad news.

          • 2. Re: Database Recovery Huh...

            This could be a known bug in the Recover process. I'd open the original file and check those layouts for groups of objects, ungroup them and try the recover again. with the objects ungrouped it may recover cleanly. If so, there is nothing wrong with your original file.

            For More Information see:     FMPA 10: group graphic + align = corrupt file?

            This is one of many acknowledged bugs that can be found in the Known Bug List here in the Report an Issue section of the forum.

            It can also be downloaded as a database file from:    http://www.4shared.com/file/8orL8apk/FMP_Bugs.html

            • 3. Re: Database Recovery Huh...

              Thanks, Phil.  I was aware of that bug but had forgotten.  After all, that bug was over two years ago and it still is not fixed.  I must sign off or I will say something I will regret.