'Illegal character in path' Errors Appear when Running on Windows

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The logs are filled with errors like "Illegal character in path" when starting Confluence under Windows.


Confluence is installed in a directory path that contains a space.


Stop Confluence and rename and/or move the directory such that the path no longer contains a space. Start Confluence once this is done. You may need to update the Windows service properties to reflect the new location.

Last modified on Oct 19, 2016

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