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2373950 - CIM_ERR_FAILED: CIM Error during import preparation


While running CIM import in SLD (System Landscape Directory), the following issue happen: Error preparing import: CIM_ERR_FAILED: CIM Error during import preparation


SLD.log (downloaded as described in SAP Note 1235043) shows the following error message:

[HTTP Worker [@2058970663]] ERROR Error during prepare import
Thrown: CIM_ERR_FAILED: CIM Error during import preparation
Caused by: CIM_ERR_FAILED: The file could not be processed: Open failed for' with fd 38 returning message 'invalid END header (bad central directory offset)' and errno 0 after trying cache.



  • System based on SAP NetWeaver Java;
  • System Landscape Directory (SLD);
  • CIM Model or CIM data import;
  • Database Independent;
  • Operating System independent;


SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3


CIM Model, CIM data import, CR content,, file, importing , KBA , BC-CCM-SLD , System Landscape Directory / Component Repository , Problem

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