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The Prepare for viewing task fails.


In the task log file, you will find the following entry:

Entered stage "Waiting to Initialize"
Entered stage "Initializing"
WARNING: Failed to initialise BGCMS (TCMS)

brixsdb : error during initialisation
Entered stage "Working"


  1. Run the Brix task in CMD window, for more information see:

    Running the Brix task in CMD windows with debug of CMS enabled:

    C:\Esko\bg_prog_fastserver_v140\bin_ix86>sdbtask --ticket=t.
    Task 00000001 entered stage "Waiting to Initialize"
    Task 00000001 entered stage "Initializing"
    ERROR : Unable to push file C:\Esko\bg_data_cms_v010\w\cmn\cms.cfg
    ERROR : No Illuminant with this name available
    ERROR : CMS data tree not compatible with current software
    ERROR : Could not create illuminant.
    Task:00000001 WARNING: Failed to initialise BGCMS (TCMS)
    Task 00000001 logged: brixsdb : error during initialisation
    Task 00000001 entered stage "Working"

    Seems CMS is broken.

  2. Repair Color Management from DVD.

  3. Restore color management data from the "last known good" backup.

Article information
Applies to

Automation Engine all versions

Last revised 
CW Number510486


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