I tried to rename a page in the source variation of a Publishing Site using Site Content and Structure tool, let's call it "newpage". This threw an HTTP 500 error. I then tried to rename it in SharePoint Designer. I got two message prompts, the first said:
"A file with the name Pages/newpage.aspx already exists. Do you want to replace this file?"
There is no file of that name in the Pages list in either the source or target variation. I said "Yes" and got the following error:
"Server error: The file <path>/newpage.aspx is checked out or locked for editing by ."
No user name was given in the message. I can successfully rename the page in the target variation to have the new name.
I also cannot create a new page in the source variation called newpage.aspx, I get an error saying that there is already a page of that name ... but there isn't. I have cleared the site and site collection recycle bins.
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