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This Error Event is part of Set File Date & Time Events.

Event ID · 60400

"Could not set date on file"


The error indicates that Set File Date & Time Action has failed to set date and time attributes on specified file or folder.


Some possible causes are—File name, folder name or path contains characters that are not allowed in file and folder names; File or folder with specified name does not exist in specified path; The user account that executes Automation Workshop has no permission to write files in specified path; Specified local or network disk is not accessible or is read only.


Verify whether specified path or folder name contains characters that are not allowed in folder name; Check if specified file or folder is present in specified path.

Login with administrator account to set appropriate permissions. To set permissions, open Security tab in specified folder properties, choose user account on which Automation Workshop is executed and mark necessary checkboxes; Verify if specified drive and location is accessible and is not read only.

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