Error code 500 when configuring Security Bundle in EngageOne Server 4.4.x

EngageOne 4.4.x
Windows

Issue

While running the Security bundle configuration in EngageOne server 4.4.x, user is seeing the following error:

[ERROR] Configuration Failed. The server returned error code :500
[INFO ] Stopping the eos-security service: configuration error.

 

Cause

The cause of this error was the path set for the Active-Drive in the deploy.properties file.

Active-drive path was set as:
active.drive.dir=\\\\123.123.123.123\\c$\\PB\\EngageOneShare\\

The admin\hidden share 'c$' is not allowed.

Resolution

UPDATED: April 2, 2020
The error went away after updating the Active-Drive path to:

active.drive.dir=\\\\123.123.123.123\\PB\\EngageOneShare\\