(SQR 28) Cannot access the initialization file

When you try to run sqr.exe from a client workstation, you may encounter this error

(SQR 28) Cannot access the initialization file xxx\pssqr.ini

 

(SQR 28) Cannot access the initialization file

This error is usually encountered when you try to run SQR on the Client Workstation. To run a SQR from a client workstation, you need to navigate to PS_HOME\bin\sqr\ORA\binw and run sqrw.exe

When you run sqrw.exe, you will see something like this:

how to run sqr on client workstation

All you need to resolve the error (SQR 28) Cannot access the initialization file is to add a space between the path mentioned and the SQR command line flags i.e. change

-Z1Fc:\fsdmo\sqr\pssqr.ini to -Z1F c:\fsdmo\sqr\pssqr.ini

and

-fc:\temp\dddaudit.htm -keep to -f c:\temp\dddaudit.htm -keep

Recommended Reading: SQR in PeopleSoft and PeopleSoft Data Management and Upgrade Handbook.

Let me know in the comments section below if you’re still unable to get past this error.

Apurva Tripathi
 

Apurva is a PeopleSoft consultant and a big advocate of everything PeopleSoft. He is also a technology enthusiast and loves learning and implementing newer and open source technologies. He spends his spare time updating this blog and likes to read books on self help and productivity.

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