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1998530 - Extra guid information inserted in physical file name of report after being migrated by Promotion Management


  • Whenever promotion management promotes a report/object from one system to another, its filename gets a "guid-[xxxx]" tag appended to it.
  • Subsequent promotions to other systems keeps adding these tags, till the filename exceeds the 256 character limit.
  • After this, the physical file never gets promoted to any destination, even if the status shows as "Success".
  • When user tries to open such report the following error is displayed "Document cannot be retrieved from the File Repository Server. (WIS 30951) (Error : INF)".



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.x
  • All supported Windows Server OS


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2


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