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Although a full permission (i.e. Administrator) is granted, the following command line to install COBOL Server 2.0 on a network drive fails:COBOLServer20.exe /q /componentargs "Micro Focus COBOL Server":"INSTALLDIR=S:\COBOLsrv20"
The install aborts with the following error message:"The installer has insufficient privileges to access this directory: S:\COBOLsrv20. The installer cannot continue. Logon as an administrator or contact your system administrator."
%TMP%\COBOLServerx86_install_log.txt reports the following error:-----Product: Micro Focus COBOL Server -- Error 1327. Invalid Drive: S:\ Error 1327. Invalid Drive: S:\-----
This is an issue with Microsoft Installer not allowing to install a software on the network mapped drive.
To workaround the problem, you may use instead the actual UNC behind the mapped drive.
Given the UNC behind S drive is \\machine-name\share\, the command to install COBOL Server 2.0 would be the following:
COBOLServer20.exe /q /componentargs "Micro Focus COBOL Server":"INSTALLDIR=\\machine-name\share\COBOLsrv20" The above will result to have COBOL Server 2.0 installed on S:\COBOLsrv20.