E-PRCS: 'DOS error number 5' Error When Running Reports/Processes

(Doc ID 647145.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2015

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version: 8.1 and later   [Release: 8.1 and later ]
PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version: 8.1 and later    [Release: 8.1 and later]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
SPECIFIC TO: PeopleTools 8.1x, 8.4x , 8.5x

Symptoms

When running reports/processes, (eg nVision), that will create an output file, this error appears in the process scheduler message log:

"DOS error number 5 occurred while trying to create directory \\MACHINENAME\PSREPORTS\DBNAME\."


Cause

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