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2582522 - DB6: "Cannot create a file when that file already exists" error message


You find huge amount of OS error messages like below in the db2diag.log.
The size of db2diag.log file increases rapidly.

2017-12-17- E50832181F462 LEVEL: Error (OS)
PID : 4280 TID : 6660 PROC : wmiprvse.exe
EDUID : 6660
FUNCTION: DB2 UDB, oper system services, sqloCreatePrivateNamespace, probe:10
MESSAGE : ZRC=0x830000B7=-2097151817
CALLED : OS, -, CreatePrivateNamespace
OSERR : 183 "Cannot create a file when that file already exists."

OS event log (application):

12/17/2017 12:59:13 PM
Faulting application name: wmiprvse.exe, version: 6.3.9600.17415, time stamp: 0x54505614
Faulting module name: DB2Perf.DLL, version: 10.5.500.107, time stamp: 0x556c9ef6
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x0000000000002d14
Faulting process id: 0x10b8
Faulting application start time: 0x01d35f60cfa630fb
Faulting application path: C:\windows\system32\wbem\wmiprvse.exe Faulting module path: E:\db2\db2abc\db2_software\BIN\DB2Perf.DLL



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  • Operating system: Windows only


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