SAP Knowledge Base Article - Preview

2431663 - Failed to Import LCMBIAR file containing Webi Reports with “Include Comments” option checked.


  • Import LCMBIAR fails with error: "Commit status=Commit attempted and Failed, Promotion Status=Failure : Object has Failed to promote. Please see the log for more details".
  • In the Adaptive Job Server (AJS) logs below error is observed:

"java.lang.NullPointerException: while trying to invoke the method of a null object loaded from local variable 'destDirectory' at com.businessobjects.lcm.job.Job.unzipCommentaryFile(".



SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) 4.2 SP3+


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2


comments in webi,Failed to import LCMBIAR file,promotion job failed, webi report unable to promote , KBA , BI-BIP-LCM , Lifecycle Management Console - Promotion mgmt, Version mgmt , Problem

About this page

This is a preview of a SAP Knowledge Base Article. Click more to access the full version on SAP for Me (Login required).

Search for additional results

Visit SAP Support Portal's SAP Notes and KBA Search.