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2428362 - Validation Error: The file size exceeds the maximum allowed when importing via Import Data Tool


When attempting to submit the job for the Import Data tool, the following validation error is seen:

  • The file size exceeds the maximum allowed (size in KB)


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Navigate to Learning Administration
  2. Go to System Administration > System Management Tools > Import Data
  3. Choose the approriate settings such as the Record Type, the Import File, etc.
  4. Submit the job


A setting needs to be modified to allow larger file sizes


To increase the size limit:

  1. Navigate to System Administration > Configuration > System Configuration
  2. Edit the ENTITY_IMPORT configuration file
  3. Modify the maximumSizePerAttachmentKB setting to a larger amount
    • 1024 is the maximum allowed

 To see more please access the User Assistance Documentation


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