NDMP redirect restore shows following error in the Restore settings “This is an invalid path. Enter a path name using the following format ‘\\servername\:\” but the job completes successfully.

Article:TECH186707  |  Created: 2012-04-17  |  Updated: 2012-09-14  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH186707
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Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



NDMP redirect restore shows following error in the Restore settings “This is an invalid path. Enter a path name using the following format ‘\\servername\<drive>:\<path>” but the job completes successfully.


Error



Figure 1

 


Cause



The issue is cosmetic in nature


Solution



 

 

  • Enter correct path in correct format and the restore should complete successfully.

      Example for correct path : "//servername/<drive>:/<path>” as shown in the figure above.

 

Symantec Corporation has acknowledged that the above-mentioned issue is present in the current version(s) of the product(s) mentioned at the end of this article. Symantec Corporation is committed to product quality and satisfied customers.
 
There are currently no plans to address this issue by way of a patch or hotfix in the current or previous versions of the software at the present time. This issue may be resolved in a future major revision of the software at a later time. However, this particular issue is not currently scheduled for any release.  If you feel this issue has a direct business impact for you and your continued use of the product, please contact your Symantec Sales representative or the Symantec Sales group to discuss these concerns.  For information on how to contact Symantec Sales, please see   
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NDMP:NDMP redirect restore shows following error in the Restore settings “This is an invalid path. Enter a path name using the following format ‘\\servername\<drive>:\<path>” but the job completes successfully.



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