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Could not clean working directory in adobe configuration manager


Level 7


When i start configuration manager of adobe LC, I am able to process configuration for the first time. but when i exit and open it again. Then while clicking on configure button i am getting "could not clean working directory".

So due to this error i have to remove LC installation and install it again.

I dont want to re-install LC again if this configuration issue comes.

Please let me know why this is coming. is there any directory which can be cleaned manulally.

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Please let me know how can i avoid re-installation of LC to avoid this configuration error.



3 Replies


Level 3

Hi Sunil,

The 'working' directory is located inside <LiveCycle ES2 Root>/configurationManager folder

Please exit LiveCycle Configuration Manager, clean this directory manually and try to re-launch configuration manager.

Also, make sure that no other application (for example, anti virus etc) is accessing this directory while LiveCycle Configuration Manager is running.




Level 1

I've encountered this error before on LC ES Update 1.  I tried the same action of deleting the working folder inside <LC Root>/configurationManager, but that suggestion didn't work.  I had to uninstall the Adobe LiveCycle application to get past the problem.  Here are the details of my environment at the time of error Windows 2003 (32-bit), WebLogic 9.2 MP3 (32-bit), JRockit 27.4 (1.5.0_12), and Oracle 10g.


Level 1

The above error can occur if you have insufficient rights.

I faced the same error on Win 2k8 while running the installed using the Local System Admin account.

The Same was resolved by the following steps:


Go to the AdobeLivecycleES3 root folder> ConfigurationManager>bin

Right click on teh configurationManager (BATCH File) and click on "Run as Administrator".