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2986092 - 404 Not Found when launching AICC Content


When user tries to launch an AICC course, an error is encountered.

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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Inside Learning Administration, a .zip file gets imported through the Import Content feature in order to create a new AICC content >
  2. The content gets successfully imported and gets associated to an item >
  3. The item is then assigned to a user, who launches the item >
  4. Upon launch, the 404 error happens


The imported content is designed to use some third party URL to launch the course. This can be verified by extracting the .au file from the .zip and editing it it with Notepad ++.

Refer to the highlighted one from the image below:

Hence, the filename of the course has a prepended URL inside the path prior to the index.html or .aspx (that can be checked at the affected content's record > Launch Method tab > Content URL field). For example: /learning/user/onlineaccess/


Please reach out to the content vendor to review the scenario and make the necessary adjusts to the content .zip file before trying to import it again.

A possible workaround is to remove the prepended URL from the Content URL field for the content that has already been imported. In the example above, it would then be only

Please note that SAP Support team does not provide assistance with content troubleshooting. Hence, the workaround might not work properly for all affected contents. The content vendor needs to be contacted in order to review the content's behavior.

Also, SAP SuccessFactors offers Premium Content Management (PCM), which is available under a separate license. With Premium Content Management, content integration specialists deliver expertise in AICC and SCORM eLearning standards, common course development tools, the SAP SuccessFactors Learning application and mobile app, and the SAP SuccessFactors content hosting platform. PCM experts help to catch potential mistakes before they become issues, assist with long-term management tasks, and anticipate the potential impact of individual course issues on the customer's larger library of courses. We recommend Premium Content Management to address common pain points in structured content like AICC or SCORM. Please contact SAP SuccessFactors sales representatives for more information about Premium Content Management.

See Also

SAP SuccessFactors Learning Import Content

AICC Overview

KBA 2682988 - Troubleshooting Structured Course Content in SuccessFactors Learning

Structured Content Troubleshooting


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