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AR# 15968

5.1isp2 iMPACT - The GUI does not launch and reports "iMPACT launched in a write protect directory - please re-launch iMPACT" (Solaris)


General Description: 

When I install 5.1i Service Pack 2 to a Solaris machine and attempt to launch the iMPACT GUI, the following error is reported:  


"iMPACT launched in a write protect directory - please re-launch iMPACT."


This problem is fixed in the latest 5.1i Service Pack, available at: 

The first service pack containing the fix is 5.1i Service Pack 3. 


The issue only affects the installation of 5.1i Service Pack 2 to Solaris platforms (PC platforms are not affected). 


iMPACT batch mode commands will work correctly on Solaris platforms. For information on running iMPACT in batch mode, please see the "Command Line and Batch Mode Commands" section of the iMPACT User Guide: 


AR# 15968
Date Created 09/03/2007
Last Updated 05/15/2014
Status Archive
Type General Article