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Article ID: 118407, created on Nov 4, 2013, last review on Jul 14, 2018

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk Automation


  1. Unable to generate migration-list generate-migration-list command fails with the following error:

    [ERROR] | Unexpected error: 'Command cmd.exe /C "RMDIR /Q /S {backup_path}.converted" with arguments {'backup_path': 'c:\\migrator\\plesk.backup'} failed with exit code 2:
    stderr: The system cannot find the file specified.
  2. The error below appears in /var/log/poa.debug.log when cscript is being executed:

    [DEBUG] parallels.common |fetch-source/plesk2| Call local command: [u'winexe', u'--debug-stderr', u'--reinstall', u'-U', 'Administrator%password', u'//', u'cmd.exe
    /C "cscript "c:\\migrator\\zipfolder.vbs" "c:\\migrator\\plesk8.backup".converted "c:\\migrator\\plesk8.backup".zip"']  
    [DEBUG] parallels.common |fetch-source/plesk2| Command stdout:  
    [DEBUG] parallels.common |fetch-source/plesk2| Command stderr: Access is denied.


Cscript.exe execution is not allowed for SYSTEM user account.


Check permissions for the %windir%\system32\cscript.exe file. Go to Properties > Security tab and make sure that execution is allowed:


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