In some situations, repository items cannot be found because the caching information of the item’s parent folder is incorrect. In such cases, replaying the steps involving these items may only work part of the time or only with long delays.
This is caused by a fallback mechanism which is used to search for an item without using the cache if the first attempt fails. If this occurs, it is recommended to disable the folder cache for the item’s ancestor folders by setting the ‘Use Cache’ property to ‘False’.
Repository troubleshooting – use cache setting
See the repository properties and set the Use cache property to