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1849321 - Data Services batch job sporadically produces error "Cannot open file <file>. Check its path and permissions."


A job with an ABAP data flow reading a transport file from SAP fails to complete in Data Services.  The message in the error log file is similar to the following: 

Cannot open file <//servername/sharename/BillingType.dat>. Check its path and permissions.

The job may succeed the next time it is ran, or may produce a similar error with either a different filename or the same filename.

. Check its path and permissions."">


The SAP Application datastore is using the Shared directory Data transfer method

The SAP server or the Data Services Job server are on an operating system that has SMB 2.0 Client Redirector Caching.


SAP Data Services 4.0 ; SAP Data Services 4.1 ; SAP Data Services 4.2 ; SAP Data Services XI 3.0 ; SAP Data Services XI 3.1 ; SAP Data Services XI 3.2


BODS, DS, SAMBA, SHARED, ACCESS , KBA , EIM-DS , Data Services , EIM-RMA , Rapid Marts, BOW , Problem

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