1. Install Nexus Repo on a Windows machine.
2. Create a symlink to the install dir:
Launch Nexus from the symlink:
3. Visit the "system --> api" page in the UI. It will fail to load. The request.log shows:
Note that this only happens on Windows, a similar symlink on Linux/MacOS will not cause this problem.
Expected: A symlink is very often used for installations, it makes upgrades much easier since the service does not need to be reinstalled. Using a symlink should not break the API UI.