Article ID: 2877204
When you run the dbcc shrinkfile statement by using the logical name of a file in a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 database, you may receive the following error message:
Msg 8985, Level 16, State 1, Line 2
Could not locate file 'test_log_issue_log' for database 'test' in sys.database_files. The file either does not exist, or was dropped.
Cumulative update information
Cumulative Update 8 for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2The fix for this issue was first released in Cumulative Update 8. For more information about how to obtain this cumulative update package for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2871401Note Because the builds are cumulative, each new fix release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 fix release. We recommend that you consider applying the most recent fix release that contains this hotfix. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2871401/ )Cumulative update package 8 for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2730301/ )The SQL Server 2008 R2 builds that were released after SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 was released
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
To work around the issue, use file_id in the dbcc shrinkfile statement. To obtain a file ID, use the FILE_IDEX system function or query the sys.database_files catalog view in the current database.
For more information about how to use the dbcc shrinkfile statement, go to the following TechNet website:
How to use the "dbcc shrinkfile" statementFor more information about how to use the FILE_IDEX system function, go to the following TechNet website:
How to use the FILE_IDEX system function
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