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Broken links appear in the Endpoint Protection Manager after running replication

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Article ID: 174513

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Products

Endpoint Protection

Issue/Introduction

After replication runs between two Endpoint Protection Managers (SEPM), dbvalidator reports broken links in the database. 

ConfigServer-0.log
2018-10-29 17:38:05.866 THREAD 8095068 INFO: Adding LuContent entry in
LuDownloadedContentArray.xml from: 
{810D5A61-809F-49c2-BD75-177F0647D2BA} Seq#: 181029020 FULL: true{TargetId:
C909BA98974B3E39FFE2F93B96D3F054} IFD: false IRD: true{TargetId:
88EA1ADD51658BDD7ED5196866C8518C, Target: 181029005}
2018-10-29 17:38:05.928 THREAD 8095068 FINE: updateMetadata: UPDATE
BASIC_METADATA SET CHECKSUM = ?, CONTENT = ?, DELETED = ?, OWNER = ?, TIME_STAMP
= ?,  TYPE = ?, USN = ?, NAME = ?, DESCRIPTION = ?, REF_ID = ?, LAST_MODIFY_TIME
= ?, DISABLED = ? WHERE ID = CONVERT(CHAR(32),?) , ID:
6028C6E625754ECE4312D41CB963A039
2018-10-29 17:38:08.090 THREAD 8095068 FINE: updateMetadata finished.
2018-10-29 17:38:08.090 THREAD 8095068 FINE: Deadlock victim, killed by database
as product design! transaction (process id 58) was deadlocked on lock resources
with another process and has been chosen as the deadlock victim. rerun the
transaction.
dbvalidator-0.log
2018-10-31 12:58:33.125 THREAD 1 WARNING: DatabaseValidationTask>
logNodeDetails>> TargetId:[88EA1ADD51658BDD7ED5196866C8518C]
TargetType:[PhysicalFile] ObjectTypeName:[ObjReference] ParentObjectTypeName
:[IncrementalReverseDelta] Parent's TopLevelObject's
GUID:[6028C6E625754ECE4312D41CB963A039]

Cause

The SEPM attempts to re-run database updates that fail due to a deadlock.  However, the SEPM updates multiple objects in a single transaction so attempting the entire transaction again can create broken links. 
 

Resolution

{FIXED_DOWNLOAD_LATEST_SEP.EN_US}