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3108657 - Files with Chinese/Thai/Cyrillic etc. characters in the file name cannot be uploaded in SAP system.


  • Filenames with Chinese/Thai/Cyrillic etc. characters cannot be uploaded in the SAP system.
  • Other languages with the Latin characters can have issues with special characters, e.g. Polish languages.
  • The characters are seen as hash signs, i.e. #####
  • The Exception for function module SCMS_DOC_CREATE_FILES is 2 = BAD_REQUEST Unknown Functions or Parameters
  • If you check the SLG1 log for the User that has the issue the following entries will be seen:



SAP NetWeaver Basis release independent


Component #########, Error when uploading file, (file_open_error), file_open_error, SCMS_DOC_CREATE_FILES, , KBA , BC-SRV-COM-FTP , File Transfer via FTP , BC-SRV-KPR , Knowledge Provider , Problem

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