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PH10640: VERSIONINFO.BAT RETURNS THE ERROR "THE SYSTEM CANNOT FIND THE PATH SPECIFIED".

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • On Windows system only, versionInfo.bat returns
    the error "The system cannot find the path specified" when
    executing from the directory excepts <WCT install
    directory>\bin.
    The user has to run versionInfo.bat on bin directory as a
    currect directory.
    
    Reproduction Steps:
    1) Install WCT 9.0.0.10 to "C:\IBM\WebSphere\Toolbox".
    
    2) Move to a directory other than "C:\IBM\WebSphere\Toolbox\bin"
    >cd C:\
    
    3) Execute versionInfo.bat of WCT.
    
    C:\> C:\IBM\WebSphere\Toolbox\bin\versionInfo.bat
    The system cannot find the path specified
    The system cannot find the path specified
    
    As above, the error "The system cannot find the path specified"
    is returned.
    
    This is not happned other platforms(AIX,Linux, and so on).
    And versioninfo.bat of other products(WAS,IHS) can be executed
    on any directry as current directory.
    

Local fix

  • Run versioninfo.bat on the bin directry as a currect directry.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of the IBM WebSphere              *
    *                  Customization Toolbox on Windows.           *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: VersionInfo.bat returns the error       *
    *                      "The system cannot find the path        *
    *                      specified" when running from outside    *
    *                      of the bin folder.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    If you are running the versionInfo.bat script from outside of
    the bin directory <WCT_HOME>/bin you will encounter the error
    "The system cannot find the path specified".
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

  • Run from within the <WCT_HOME> bin folder.
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH10640

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE APP S

  • Reported component ID

    5724J0800

  • Reported release

    900

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-04-05

  • Closed date

    2019-04-17

  • Last modified date

    2019-04-17

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WEBSPHERE APP S

  • Fixed component ID

    5724J0800

Applicable component levels



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 900

Reference #: PH10640

Modified date: 17 April 2019