Automation Edge not taking AE_Home path set in environment variables

We are trying to implement HA setup where AE_Home will be on NFS path which will be shared drive. However,AE gives error “path mentioned does not exist”. From logs,it is observed that it is removing seperators"/" specified in AE_Home . Example if AE_Home="Z:/AENFS/AutomationEdge . Automation edge is printing it as Z:/AENFSAutomationEdge.

In this case, to access the NFS path you will have to start the Tomcat service from the Tomcat user account. If you try to log in with the normal user then you will get the above error.

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