Check the Symbolic Link Access

Issue #

  • Sample Error log entry:
    2015-02-04 00:46:34,654 ERROR SyncDataTypeJob
  • The symbolic link cannot be followed because its type is disabled.

Environment #

  • Windows

Resolution #

  • To check the Symbolic Link Access, run this command:
    fsutil behavior query SymlinkEvaluation
  • Sample output:
    C:\Users\service.openit>fsutil behavior query symlinkevaluation
    Local to local symbolic links are enabled.
    Local to remote symbolic links are enabled.
    Remote to local symbolic links are disabled.
    Remote to remote symbolic links are disabled.
  • Enable the remote-to-remote symbolic links by typing:
    fsutil behavior set SymlinkEvaluation R2R:1

Then perform these steps:

  1. Disable first the OpeniT.Server.Etl.Console task in Task Scheduler.
  2. Manually run “OpeniT.Server.Etl.Console.exe RunEtl” from the Analysis Server directory.
  3. Check if the data has been updated.
  4. If not, kindly send us again the Log directory to further check the errors.