FIX: DTS FTP Task Does Not Behave as Expected if Destination Is Out of Space or the Destination File Exists
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BUG #: 235883 (Shiloh_bugs)
When using a SQL Server 2000 DTS Execute FTP task, you may experience the following problems:
- If the destination drive is out of space, the task may stop responding (hang) without generating any errors.
- On Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me), if the file already exists at the destination, the task may stop responding (hang) after failure. This is not a problem on Microsoft Windows 2000.
- In the SQL Server 2000 DTS FTP task user interface (UI), you cannot move files between the source and destination without using a mouse.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
INF: How to Obtain the Latest SQL Server 2000 Service Pack
You can work around these problems in the following ways:
- Make sure that the destination drive has sufficient free space to hold the files being transferred.
- If the file already exists at the destination, delete the file before using the DTS FTP task.
- Include error handling code in the package to prevent the FTP task from hanging.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in SQL Server 2000. This problem was first corrected in SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 1.
Article ID: 286773 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 21:30:41 - Revision: 3.2
- Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Standard Edition
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