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FileMaker Server can not validate backup path

Question asked by levinr_1 on Mar 13, 2012
Latest reply on Jul 11, 2012 by el_pablo_1


FileMaker Server can not validate backup path


FileMaker Server


Operating system version

Windows 2003 Enterprise Edition SP2

Description of the issue

I am trying to disable the validation of our backup. I can not get past the point where the backup path must be validated. The current configuration is valid and runs every day. The current path is set as:

filewin:/D:/Program Files/FileMaker/FileMaker Server/Data/Backups/

What am i missing?

Steps to reproduce the problem

1. Log into the FileMaker Server Computer
2. Launch "FileMaker Server Admin Console"
3. Select Schedules
4. Right Click on the schedule and select "Edit a Schedule".
5. Select the databases to be backed up. Hit Next
6. on 4. Select Backup folder. Current Path:
filewin:/D:/Program Files/FileMaker/FileMaker Server/Data/Backups/
Status: Not a valid Path
The Next Button is grayed out.

Expected result

The path should be valid

Actual result

It is not

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

Not a valid path