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You log on to or log off from a Microsoft Commerce Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) site. However, you intermittently receive an error message that resembles the following:
A duplicate value for unique key member <profile property> found while building indices for profile Contact. Check the underlying store for uniqueness of the property.
Additionally, an event that resembles the following is logged in the Application log:
Log Name: Application Source: ASP.NET 2.0.50727.0 Event ID: 1309 Task Category: Web Event Level: Warning Description: Event code: 3005 Event message: An unhandled exception has occurred. Event time: <Time> Event time (UTC): <UTC time> Event ID: <ID> Event sequence: <number> Event occurrence: <number> Event detail code: <number> Application information: Application domain: <application domain> Trust level: Full Application Virtual Path: <virtual path> Application Path: <path> Machine name: <machine name> Process information: Process ID: <process ID> Process name: w3wp.exe Account name: <account name> Exception information: Exception type: CommerceProfileSystemException Exception message: Failed to retrieve profile. ...
This problem occurs because Commerce Server 2007 SP2 does not handle exceptions that occur when a duplicate value is found for a UNIQUE key in the profile cache.
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: -
PrerequisitesYou must have Commerce Server 2007 SP2 installed to apply this hotfix.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix. However, you must restart Internet Information Services (IIS) after you apply this hotfix. To restart IIS, at a command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
IISRESET /RESTARTNote This command stops and then restarts all IIS services that are running.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File informationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
For all 32-bit versions of Commerce Server 2007
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about product definition keys, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb509002.aspxFor more information about Commerce Server 2007 Profiles System, visit the following MSDN Web site:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa545016.aspxFor more information about Profiles Schema Manager, visit the following MSDN Web site:
Article ID: 976555 - Last Review: October 7, 2011 - Revision: 3.0