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ICE14

What does ICE14 check?

ICE14 validates the following:
  • Root (top level) features must not have “Follow Parent” attribute set. A root feature does not have a parent.
  • No feature can be its own parent.

When does ICE14 show up?

ICE14 posts an error message if it finds a root feature with the “Follow Parent” (i.e., msidbFeatureAttributesFollowParent) bit set or a feature with identical entries in the Feature and Feature_Parent columns of the Feature table.

How can I fix ICE14?

Depending on the ICE14 error details, you will need to do one of the following:
  • From your root feature, remove the msidbFeatureAttributesFollowParent bit set in the Attributes column of the Feature table.
  • Remove the value found under Feature_Parent column of the Feature table for the feature that has the same entry in the Feature and Feature_Parent columns.