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1867260 - Error Message: Incompatible source file (*.csv) While Uploading (.csv) Type File in the Migration Tool


When you try to upload a *.CSV file for Migration, system throws below error message:

Incompatible source file (*.csv)

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open the respective Migration activity.
  2. Upload a *.CSV file using the type of file as Upload from Text File.


There are couple of causes that might end up in this issue. Find below the causes and steps to overcome the issue.

Case 1:

You are might have downloaded actual Migration Template and converted it to a CSV file.

This will not work. Either you have to upload the Migration Template (*.XML) or original (*.CSV) Text File

Case 2:

If you are using *.CSV file with Header lines or header line does not fit to the data lines.

So, you have to delete the header lines and upload the *.CSV file without header lines.


KBA , incompatible source file , migration , SRD-CC-MIG-CNT , Migration: Content , Product Enhancement


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