File activation error occurs during upgrade to Backup Exec 2012
|Article:TECH181282|||||Created: 2012-02-12|||||Updated: 2012-02-13|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH181282|
Upgrade to Backup Exec 2012 fails with a file activation error.
File activation failure. The physical file name "<drive letter>\Backup Exec\Data\BEDB_Log.ldf" may be incorrect. Cannot create file '<drive letter>\Backup Exec\Data\BEDB_log.LDF' because it already exists. Change the file path or the file name, and retry the operation. Could not open new database 'BEDB'. CREATE DATABASE is aborted. UMI: V-225-205.
This error can occur while updating a previous version of Backup Exec to Backup Exec 2012. The Backup Exec\Data folder does not have Network Service permissions.
Add Network Service permissions to the Backup Exec\Data folder and then retry the upgrade.
File activation failure. Could not open new database 'BEDB'. CREATE DATABASE is aborted.
Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH181282