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2886771 - The job schedule is not visible and it is throwing error as error: Unexpected character encountered(lex state 3): '_'-SAP Data Services


  • Scheduled a Data Services job and the error appear afterwards Unexpected character encountered(lex state 3): '_'.
  • All the other schedules are visible from "batch job configuration tab" in Data Services Management Console (DSMC), except for a certain single schedule. 
  • Unable to view/access any job under 'Repository Schedules' tab and throws the same error "Unexpected character encountered (lex state 3): 'A'' 



  • SAP Information Platform Services 4.2 
  • SAP Data Services 4.2  


SAP BusinessObjects Explorer 4.0


DS, BODS, schedule, schedule job, DSMC, repo, repository, repo schedule , KBA , EIM-DS-SVR , Administration/Server , Problem

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