Action fails if the Action Name contains colon (:), backslash(\) or forward slash (/)

  • 7003529
  • 14-Jun-2009
  • 27-Apr-2012


Novell ZENworks 10 Configuration Management with Support Pack 2 - 10.2 Bundles


Action is "Edit INI File", "Edit Text File", "File Removal", "Registry Edit" or "Run Script"

Action Name has been changed from default and now contains ":", "\" or "/" (e.g., "Update C:\myfile").

ERROR: "Failed to process action: Could not find a part of the path" when launching

ERROR: "Failed to process action: The given path's format is not supported." when launching


This is fixed in version 10.2.1 - see KB 7003766 "ZENworks 10 Configuration Management 10.2.1 - update information and list of fixes" which can be found at

remove the colon, backslash and forward slash characters from the Action Name