[Box Backup] Eventlog full with warnings

Roy boxbackup@boxbackup.org
Tue, 11 Nov 2008 10:43:29 +0100

Roy wrote:
> Chris Wilson wrote:
>> Hi Roy,
>> On Sat, 8 Nov 2008, Roy wrote:
>>>>> First I got an error about the notify script on windows. There is 
>>>>> an error in it. I replaced the section with the error with that 
>>>>> same section from an older script.
>>>> Please could you let me know what exactly you changed, and to what, 
>>>> as I'm not aware of this error?
>> ...
>>> The latter section I had in my older notify script. I couldn't 
>>> locate the
>>> fault in the one supplied, but I'm not familiar with the language of 
>>> these
>>> scripts.
>> If you have a chance, could you try changing it back to the original 
>> text and report the error message and line number that Windows 
>> reports on the script? Thanks!
> I've put the original backup, and get the following error:
> C:\Program Files\Box Backup>cscript NotifySysAdmin.vbs backup-start
> Microsoft (R) Windows Script Host versie 5.6
> Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation 1996-2001. Alle rechten voorbehouden.
> C:\Program Files\Box Backup\NotifySysAdmin.vbs(35, 39) Compilatiefout 
> Microsoft
> VBScript: Ongeldig teken
> The error message is in dutch, so I will translate it here:
> C:\Program Files\Box Backup\NotifySysAdmin.vbs(35, 39) Compilation 
> error Microsoft
> VBScript: Invalid character
>>>>> But now it is running I got numerous warnings, like this one: 
>>>>> WARNING: Found conflicting parent ID for file ID 2002 
>>>>> ($PATH$\$FILENAME$): expected 118406 ($PATH$) but found 11495 
>>>>> (same directory used in two different locations?)
>>>>> $PATH$ is an existing path on my windows workstation, and 
>>>>> $FILENAME$ also exists. Second $PATH$ is the same as the first.
>>>>> This directory is not used in any other location, so I don't 
>>>>> understand this error. And more importantly, what can I do to 
>>>>> solve this? Or is this not necessary (but then I always would have 
>>>>> numerous warnings in my eventlog)?
>>> Everytime it runs, I got these errors. So it thinks the file is moved
>>> everytime?
>> Yes, exactly. The reason is probably that two different locations 
>> have the same file ID. I guess you're not using NTFS junction points, 
>> are you? Please could you tell me what "dir c:\" and "dir d:\" report 
>> as the Volume Serial Number for both volumes?
>> Also, please could you try running bbackupd with the following 
>> configuration options:
>>   LogFile = c:\bbackupd.log
>>   LogFileLevel = debug
>> and send me the log file that it produces?
>> Cheers, Chris.
> I've done this and will post the results later.
> Thanks in advance,
> Roy
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Hi Chris,

Already any luck with debugging the warnings? Or do you need a bigger 
logfile. Because I have it still running in trace mode.