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The promote.dat file in the primary and standby portals causes constant creation of db snapshots in the standby arcgisportal folder.

Last Published: November 29, 2018 Portal for ArcGIS
Bug ID Number BUG-000117333
SubmittedOctober 9, 2018
Last ModifiedMay 31, 2023
Applies toPortal for ArcGIS
Version found10.6.1
Operating SystemWindows OS
Operating System Version7
Version Fixed10.8


Delete the promote.dat file in the primary machine and let the standby machine get a new db snapshot, then verify that the promote.dat file does not exist in the db directory in the standby machine. The recovery.conf name should remain recovery.conf, and it should not create any more db snapshots.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000117333


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