Error: 'Error generating report: The system cannot find the path specified.' (NETIQKB28844)

  • 7728844
  • 02-Feb-2007
  • 08-Sep-2008

Resolution

fact
VigilEnt Security Manager 4.x

fact
VigilEnt Security Agent for Windows 3.x

symptom
Error: 'Error generating report: The system cannot find the path specified.'

symptom
Error generating the File/Directory Permissions report.

cause
There is an incorrect value provided in the FILEDIR* parameter. 

fix

When running the File/Directory Permissions report in VigilEnt Security Manager (VSM), against a remote target Windows machine, the value for the FILEDIR* parameter needs to be in the Universal Naming Convention (UNC) format.  The syntax below is how this information should be entered into the FILEDIR* field:

  • \\servername\sharename\directory


Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB28844

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