DeleteWorkspace doesn't delete the folder

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Post by jstanley » Thu Nov 12, 2015 6:40 pm
I've noticed that DeleteWorkspace is not deleting the folder, but it is deleting the contents. Is this by some off chance by design? If so what are the alternatives so I don't end up with a wealth of empty folders?

I'm on running MFT 5.1.2 on a Windows Server 2008 r2.



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Post by Support_Rick » Fri Nov 13, 2015 5:48 pm
I just tried to recreate that here and can't make that happen.

Can you send in your Project XML & JobLog from creating this workspace, processing, deleting the workspace and a snapshot of the Workspace before and after that include the job you ran?

Also, what user is running the GAMFT Service? Does it have full authority to files/folders locally?

Please advise...
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Post by jstanley » Fri Nov 13, 2015 10:54 pm
Hi Rick,

So your response prompted me to create a test project and document the steps to reproduce this behavior. Something I should have done from the beginning....

With that, I discovered that I cannot duplicate this either. I had a scoping issue with the delete workspace task in a project template that we created.There was an if condition that when true, it exited the project before the delete workspace task fired.

Thanks for the help and in the future I will test thoroughly before posting!

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