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Compliance Sheriff Scans abort with error message "The File Exists"

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THE FILE EXISTS
 
Issue – scans error out with “The File Exists”. This error happens when a Windows temp file cannot be written to a directory because it is full. This message actually comes from the Operating System itself, and in this case, the error is a result of a specific directory having reached a Windows limit of 65,000. 
 
 
 
Resolution -- 
On your Compliance Sheriff "Worker" server, locate the following Windows directory (substituting "your serviuce account with the actual sevice account that runs your Compliance Sheriff application,, i.e, the "app pool ID)
  C:\Users\your_service_account\Appdata\Local\Temp
and delete all of the files within this folder. You may want to write a script to routinely clean this directory if your Compliance Sheriff farm is heavily utilized.


 
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