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2684318 - Unable to create node D:\ with type DIRECTORY: can't create parent node

Symptom

While running an installation with Software Provisioning Manager (SWPM), it fails with the error below:

An error occurred while processing option
<i>SAP NetWeaver 7.0 including Enhancement Package 2 > SAP Application Server ABAP > IBM DB2 for Linux, NIX, and Windows > Central System > Central System (Last error reported by the step: Creating node $(DIR_INSTALL) with type DIRECTORY failed.
Original exception text was: syslib.filesystem.nodeCreationFailed:

Unable to create node D:\ with type DIRECTORY: can't create parent node)</i>. You can now: </p> <ul> <li> Choose <i>Retry</i><br>to repeat the current step.
</li> <li> Choose <i>Log Files</i><br>to get more information about the error. </li> <li> Stop the option and continue later. </li> </ul> <p> Log files are written to C:\Program Files/sapinst_instdir/NW702/AS-ABAP/DB6/CENTRAL/.
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Environment

Software Provisioning Manager

Windows NT

Product

SAP ERP 6.0

Keywords

SWPM, Unable to create node, can't create parent node , KBA , BC-INS-NT , Installation Windows , Problem

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