Sentinel: Getting error "Unable to locate the specified path: …” when using SDM

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  • 11-Dec-2006
  • 26-Apr-2012


Sentinel 5.1.x
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server


When archive partitions using SDM on SQL Server database, the following error occurs – "Unable to locate the specified path: …”


Check to see if the folder exists on Sentinel database server.

Make sure esecdba user has write permission to this folder.

If it is a shared network drive, Grant the SQL Server service account full control permissions on the share.