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2021313 - BPC MS: Path cannot be the empty string or all whitespace


When running a BPC Data Manager (DTS / DTSX) Import package or a custom package with a DumpLoad Task, the following error appears in the log file: 

Path cannot be the empty string or all whitespace

The following entries in the TblLogs table in the AppServer database may also appear:

==============[System Exception Tracing]==============
[System Name] : DumpLoad
[Message Type] : ErrorMessage
[Job Name] : RunDumpLoad
[DateTime] : 
[UserId] :
DetailMsg : {Path cannot be the empty string or all whitespace.}
==============[System Exception Tracing End ]==============

==============[System Error Tracing]==============
[System Name] : DM
[Message Type] : ErrorMessage
[Job Name] : BeginTran
[DateTime] : 
[UserId] : User
DetailMsg : {System.ArgumentException: Path cannot be the empty string or all whitespace.
at System.IO.Directory.CreateDirectory(String path, DirectorySecurity directorySecurity)
at OSoft.Services.Application.DataMgr.Tools.TaskFileTools.OpenFile(String sFile, String sMode)}
==============[System Error Tracing End ]==============



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