Problem defining a file name

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by foghorn, Aug 27, 2004.

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  1. foghorn

    foghorn Registered Member

    Aug 7, 2004
    Leeds, England
    When trying to create an image on a networked machine directory (via a mapped share) Acronis complains that 'The file name, location or format "Z:\backup\MyBackup.tib" is not valid. Please type the filename or location in the correct format".

    When accessed from file explorer I can read/write/create/delete files in the Z:\backup directory.

    Any ideas guys?
  2. wdormann

    wdormann Registered Member

    Jun 27, 2004
    When you get that error, can you check to see if ATI has created an empty file called MyBackup1.tib? I seem to recall a similar error when I would specify a filename on a network share before being authenticated. If I changed the filename, it would allow me to proceed.

    Another thing to try would be to use the UNC path for the share, rather than the mapped drive letter. e.g., \\server\backup
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