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Could not rename temporary file: Permission denied

asked 2014-04-09 23:02:47 -0500

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When updating a file in Windows agent, there occurred this error

change from {md5}18ce47723d5c39bf8a0ea5ceb6a91409 to {md5}16d4a049890467023cf83dccbc8899d5 failed: Could not rename temporary file D:/DXP/AIM/RenewLibraryGuid.exe.puppettmp_4373 to D:/DXP/AIM/RenewLibraryGuid.exe: Permission denied - D:/DXP/AIM/RenewLibraryGuid.exe.puppettmp_4373 or D:/DXP/AIM/RenewLibraryGuid.exe at /userap/paas_ap/puppet/modules/aim_dxp/manifests/init.pp:48

The script is: `

            file {"${dxp_folder}/RenewLibraryGuid.exe":
            ensure => present,
            source => "puppet:///modules/${dxp_name}/RenewLibraryGuid.exe",
            require => File["${dxp_folder}"],
            mode => "0770",
            }`

There is other files (same script) updating successful, what possible reasons might cause the permission issue?

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answered 2014-04-10 04:27:43 -0500

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The file D:/DXP/AIM/RenewLibraryGuid.exe is already in existence, and the user running puppet does not have permission to overwrite it.

In theory, it might as well be an issue with writing to the D:/DXP/AIM/ directory, but the tempfile was apparently created without issue, so this is not likely.

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answered 2014-07-21 21:46:26 -0500

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At the end, we deleted all the target files and directories. Re-executing puppet sync then the problem disappeared..

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