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PH11142: RUNNING THE WCTCMD.BAT FROM OUTSIDE OF THE <WCT_ROOT> DIRECTORY CAUSES

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The following command(outside of <WCT_ROOT> directory e.g. c:\)
    shows error message "The system cannot find the file specified."
    ---
    c:\>"C:\Program Files\IBM\WebSphere\Toolbox\WCT\wctcmd.bat"
    -tool pct -listDefinitions -defLocName WebServerPlugins
    The system cannot find the file specified.
    Definition location successfully imported
    
    Launching tool pct ...
    
    Tool execution completed successfully.
    
    c:\>
    ---
    

Local fix

  • Issue wctcmd.bat command from <WCT_ROOT> directory.
    e.g.
    c:\>cd "C:\Program Files\IBM\WebSphere\Toolbox\WCT\"
    c:\Program Files\IBM\WebSphere\Toolbox\WCT\>wctcmd.bat" -tool
    pct -listDefinitions -defLocName WebServerPlugins
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: wctcmd.bat returns the error "The       *
    *                      system cannot find the file             *
    *                      specified." when running from outside   *
    *                      of the <WCT_ROOT>.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    When invoking wctcmd.bat from outside of the <WCT_ROOT> (by
    default C:\Program Files\IBM\WebSphere\Toolbox\WCT) directory,
    the error "The system cannot find the file specified." is
    encountered.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

  • Run from within the <WCT_ROOT> directory.
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH11142

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE APP S

  • Reported component ID

    5724J0800

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-04-17

  • Closed date

    2019-05-06

  • Last modified date

    2019-05-06

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WEBSPHERE APP S

  • Fixed component ID

    5724J0800

Applicable component levels

  • R850 PSY

       UP

  • R900 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 October 2021