Backup fails with: Unable to get mime types configuration for backing up [The system cannot find the file specified]

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2016-11-16 13:23:23 UTC

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2017-08-16 17:30:03 UTC

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Backup fails with: Unable to get mime types configuration for backing up [The system cannot find the file specified]

Applicable to:

  • Plesk 11.x for Windows

Symptoms

Plesk backup fails with error:

Warning:        domain "domain.tld"
Unable to get mime types configuration for backing up of 'domain.tld'[The system cannot find the file specified]
Warning: account "test"
Cannot backup domain 'domain.tld'[The system cannot find the file specified]

Cause

cmd.exe file is absent in C:\\Windows\\SysWOW64 .

Resolution

Make sure that cmd.exe exists on the server:

C:\\>dir c:\\Windows\\SysWOW64\\cmd.exe
Volume in drive C has no label.
Volume Serial Number is F67C-EF26

Directory of c:\\Windows\\SysWOW64

07/14/2009 04:14 AM 301,568 cmd.exe
1 File(s) 301,568 bytes
0 Dir(s) 234,498,605,056 bytes free
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