Failed to create dir "\\LOCATION\FOLDER" Could not find a part of the path "\\LOCATION\FOLDER"

KB ID:
1060
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
5.x
Published:
Last Modified:
2013-08-08

Challenge

Failed to create dir "\\LOCATION\FOLDER" Could not find a part of the path "\\LOCATION\FOLDER"

Log Snippet:

[timestamp] <01> Error    Could not find a part of the path '\LOCATION\FOLDER'. (System.IO.DirectoryNotFoundException)

Job fails when attempting to write our file(s) to the target directory.

Failed to create dir "\\LOCATION\FOLDER" Could not find a part of the path "\\LOCATION\FOLDER"

Cause

The account running Veeam Backup service does not have permissions to read/write to the target path set in the job.

Solution

Provide account running Veeam Backup service permissions to read/write to target location for backup job(s) or use another account to run the service.

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