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Problem: Verify that your instance name and port number are correct in your services file. You do not have WRITE access to (path)

Description

When using the Shapefile to Coverage tool in ArcToolBox, and clicking the OK button, the following error may occur:

"Verify that your instance name and port number are correct in your services file. You do not have WRITE access to <path>."

Cause

You do not have write permissions to the directory where the coverage is being saved.

Solution or Workaround

Verify that you have read/write permissions to the directory where the coverage is being saved.