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Load a Set of File Names in Devtest Data Set from Mapped Shared drive throwing read permissions error


Article ID: 215945


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Service Virtualization


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Does this "path" have to be local to the simulator?  Can we connect to a mapped shared drive?  We tried and we are getting errors.

We tried using the following options:


1. Server name - //ABCCCC17/ABCTesting/Testing/SendSample/V2/ET/samples/9WRK 

2.  Mapped Drive - t:\\\ABCTesting/Testing/SendSample/V2/ET/samples/9WRK 

This works when test using the ITR when the folder is mapped local to the workstation, But Does not work when deployed to the coordinator. 

| Exception: 
| Message:     Error doing random data sets
| Trapped Exception: The dir //ABCCCC17/ABCTesting/Testing/SendSample/V2/ET/samples/9WRK does not exist or cannot be read. Please provide the correct path and verify the dir has read permissions enabled.
| Trapped Message:   


Release : 10.6

Component : CA Service Virtualization


The user did not have enough privilege to access those files 




The directory that the user is trying to access did not have the right permissions. 

for example : /9WRK 

Steps followed to resolve- 

Click on the folder you are trying to access in the network share and click on Object Type,  and add Computer. 

Then , select this computer , as that the local system account will have access.