Migration throws the warning: A system user with the name username already exists on the destination server

Created:

2017-08-12 11:04:50 UTC

Modified:

2017-08-12 11:13:10 UTC

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Migration throws the warning: A system user with the name username already exists on the destination server

Symptoms

Migration pre-check shows the error:

Detected potential issues
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|- error: A system user with the name username already exists on the destination server.
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| Affected subscriptions:
| - example.com
|
| Please rename the existing system user on the destination server.
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`- Subscription 'example.com'
| Please rename the existing system user on the destination server.

Cause

The error is self-explanatory: user username already exists on the target server.

Subscription users must have unique names.

Resolution

Rename the existing system user on the destination server.

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