I'm having some issues with the VPP migration tool. After a while the tool stops while giving this message:
"VppMigrationTool has stopped working"
Problem Event Name: CLR20r3
Problem Signature 01: VppMigrationTool.exe
Problem Signature 02: 22.214.171.124
Problem Signature 03: 52cbd04f
Problem Signature 04: VppMigrationTool
Problem Signature 05: 126.96.36.199
Problem Signature 06: 52cbd04f
Problem Signature 07: 64
Problem Signature 08: d
Problem Signature 09: System.Runtime.Remoting.Remoting
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.1296.17
Locale ID: 1044
Additional Information 1: d372
Additional Information 2: d372a259d1b087d47f3c5748caf83a06
Additional Information 3: a684
Additional Information 4: a684aee7275043875a731dd6179dc134
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The source VPP files are on a network share and the destination blobs-folder is on the same share. I've been able to run the migration sucessfully in my local dev-environment; where both the tool, the original VPP files and the blobs-desitination folder is located.
As a side-note I noticed that the original VPP folders are ~9,5 GB (81k files), while the migrated folders are ~3,75 GB (72k files) in size. Is this normal?
Anyone else experiencing these errors?
Also, I found this in the event viewer log:
Framework Version: v4.0.30319
Description: The process was terminated due to an unhandled exception.
Exception Info: System.Runtime.Remoting.RemotingException
at VppMigrationTool.Util.VppConverter.HandleExcpetion(System.Exception, Boolean)
at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.RunInternal(System.Threading.ExecutionContext, System.Threading.ContextCallback, System.Object, Boolean)
at System.Threading.ExecutionContext.Run(System.Threading.ExecutionContext, System.Threading.ContextCallback, System.Object, Boolean)
Faulting application name: VppMigrationTool.exe, version: 188.8.131.52, time stamp: 0x52cbd04fFaulting module name: KERNELBASE.dll, version: 6.1.7601.18409, time stamp: 0x5315a05aException code: 0xe0434352Fault offset: 0x000000000000940dFaulting process id: 0x3454Faulting application start time: 0x01cfee269a63c979Faulting application path: C:\vppmigrationtool\VppMigrationTool_20140107.1\VppMigrationTool.exeFaulting module path: C:\Windows\system32\KERNELBASE.dllReport Id: 8ae58a67-5a1e-11e4-956b-005056b36f81
I have seen that exception before. In that case it was caused by that the zip (that was downloaded from internet) was "blocked". The solution was to rightclick on the zip from windows explorer and choose "unblock" before unzipping it.
However - In my case there is nothing to unblock (no unblock button is showing while viewing properties on the zip-file).
Also, I suppose I shouldn't have been able to migrate as much as ~81 000 files if that was the case?
I did another test. I downloaded the most recent VPP-files and production database to my local environement, and were able to run the VPP tool without any error message. It took about 1,5 hours.
So I'll probably do the same when performing the upgrade on our live servers, and just uploaded the updated database and blobs-directory back when done.
I'm thinking the combination of network shared VPP source+destination, combined with a rather limited test-server, in terms of cpu/mem./disk, may be the cause of the error in the VPP tool. But I'm not sure.