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E-COB: When Using Shared PS_HOME, Remote COBOL Errors with "Could not start child program PTPNTEST REMOTEAY/MICROSFT/... (2,-1) FUNCLIB_UTIL.RC_TEST_PB.FieldChange PCPC:2151 Statement:26" (Doc ID 2865521.1)

Last updated on MAY 02, 2022

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.1 and later
Generic Windows


Sample Environment:
PeopleTools 8.59.09
Windows 2019 platform

The application server domain environment has been setup to use a shared PS_HOME, using a shared/mapped drive. This drive maps to the PS_HOME on the file server. When testing remote COBOL, 
Remote Call Test returns the following error.


Steps to replicate
1. Log into PIA, and navigate to PeopleTools - > Utilities -> Debug -> PeopleTools Test Utilities.
2. Press the "Test" button below "Remote Call Test".
3. Observe the above error.


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