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3085197 - Version Management error CreateProcess error=2, The system cannot find the file specified


  • when opening Version management, you may get an error similar to 

    Promotion management application is unable to process your request.
    The error from the server is: com.businessobjects.vms.VMSException: com.businessobjects.vms.VMSException: com.businessobjects.vms.VMSException: com.businessobjects.vms.VMSException: Could not start '"C:\SAP BusinessObjects\SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.0\subversion\svn" checkout svn://localhost:3690/svn_repository "C:\SAP BusinessObjects\SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.0\CheckOut\SBO\WORKSPACE" -N --username LCM --password xxxx --no-auth-cache --non-interactive' in current working directory 'C:\SAP BusinessObjects\SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.0\win64_x64'. Details: CreateProcess error=2, The system cannot find the file specified

  • Also, when Testing the VMS application, it hangs.

  • Starting the LCMSubversion service from services.msc throws the following error -

    Windows could not start the LCMSubversion service on Local computer. Error=2, The system cannot find the file specified





BI 4.3 SP01 Patch 3
Apache Tomcat 9x
Apache Subversion 1.14
Windows server
Lumira 2.4 SP00 patch 3
Distributed deployment with 2 or more nodes [including Lumira]




SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.3


BI 4.3 version management promotion subversion configure udpate , KBA , BI-BIP-LCM , Lifecycle Management Console - Promotion mgmt, Version mgmt , Problem

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