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1642405 - Error: Cannot open file <\path\file> please check its path and permissions


  • Flat file schema is used to access files stored on a Mapped or Shared drive.
  • Job will fail with following error :
    Error "Cannot open file <x:\path\file.dat> please check its path and permissions"
  • Can access file and open without error on both jobserver and client machine
  • Data Services user has permissions to both locations



  • Data Services 


SAP Data Services XI 3.2


DS, DSXI, DQM , KBA , EIM-DS , Data Services , Problem

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