Unable to open the File Definition manager

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Article ID: 142125

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Products

CA Test Data Manager (Data Finder / Grid Tools)

Issue/Introduction

When trying to open the File Definition manager for the first time, tool is giving the below error 

" Unable to open output file C:\ProgramData\CA\CA_File_Definition_Manager\ParserErr.txt (C:\ProgramData\CA\CA_File_Definition_Manager\ParserErr.txt (Access is denied)) "

 

Cause

Restricted permissions  to " C:\ProgramData\CA\" folder which caused the issue.

Environment

All supported versions of File Definition manager.

 

Resolution

Select the " C:\ProgramData\CA\" folder and verify it properties. The windows shows like below, set the Full permissions to the Users group which will resolve the issue.