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Import macro fails: Unable to execute macro step 'Upload an Import File'

Technote (troubleshooting)


Unable to import data into Contributor Administration Console.
No *.out file is created.

Error Message - 2005-05-25T00:16:29.494+00:00 Machine details: NA\QCTCOGPRD3 User details: na\cognosep Process ID / Thread ID: 800 / 4976 Unable to execute macro step 'Upload an Import File'. Unable to execute macro 'pad/pad_cgqctprd2/macro/{EB37151D-A3C1-4438-8CE9-27FB6E499282}' Unable to execute 'Upload an Import File' Unable to Bulk Load the data. BulkLoad Execution returned 3. Output file (\\qctcogprd2\Cognos 7.2\Text Files\Subscriber A to C\Subscriber_Input{6180A282-E18F-456F-B277-5376A9C35DFF}.out):
See the log file for further details.

Resolving the problem

Modify the location of the import file to a path with no spaces in it.

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Business Analytics Cognos 8 Planning Contributor 8.1

Historical Number


Document information

More support for: Cognos Planning for Series 7

Software version: Planning - Contributor 7.3

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1344568

Modified date: 2014-09-12