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1674566 - Data Manager upload file fails with an error: "Unable to contact the server"


When trying to upload a file via the Data Manager function in the SAP EPM Add-in, an error message is displayed.

Depending on the actual server name, the error message is similar to this:

"Unable to contact the server. There was no endpoint listening at http://servername/SAP/BPC/files? method=appendfile."

The error details are:

Server message:

severity: error
description: File not found
log id:

Framework message:
The remote server returned an error: (404) Not Found.



  • SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) 10.x for the Microsoft Platform
  • EPM Add-in version 10.x for Microsoft Office


SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.0, version for Microsoft


KBA , EPM-BPC-MS , Microsoft Version , EPM-XLS-API , EPM XLS EPMAddin API , Problem

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