1. While starting the MID Server Service from start.bat , sometimes the below error is seen.
  2. Unable to install the ServiceNow MID Server_XXXX - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.

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  1. The error refers to a syntax error in the configuration.
  2. Consider below example , where the wrapper.name contains a special character '/'.

  3. Thus an exception is thrown at the run time.


  1. To resolve this issue , consider giving a name without special character to the wrapper.name.


  2. Replace the special character with its unicode equivalent , in this case for '/' it is /
  3. The service will start without throwing the exception and the wrapper.override file will reflect the special character instead of the unicode.

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Last Updated:2020-06-28 09:42:51