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3445862 - Scheduled Job Manager or Manage Scheduled Jobs Error: Spaces and the following characters are not allowed in field fileName: \/:*?"<>|

Symptom

When creating a job to run in the system, populating the file name causes an error:

Spaces and the following characters are not allowed in field fileName: \/:*?"<>|

Environment

  • SAP SuccessFactors 360 Reviews
  • SAP SuccessFactors Calibration
  • SAP SuccessFactors Career Development Planning
  • SAP SuccessFactors Compensation
  • SAP SuccessFactors Continuous Performance Management
  • SAP SuccessFactors Goal Management
  • SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite
  • SAP SuccessFactors Job Description Manager
  • SAP SuccessFactors Job Profile Builder
  • SAP SuccessFactors Mentoring
  • SAP SuccessFactors Performance Management
  • SAP SuccessFactors Reward & Recognition
  • SAP SuccessFactors Succession Planning
  • SAP SuccessFactors Talent Intelligence Hub
  • SAP SuccessFactors Variable Pay

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Log in to system
  2. Navigate to Admin Center > Tools > Scheduled Job Manager
  3. Select the Job Scheduler tab
  4. Select Create Job Request
  5. Select a job type to upload a file
  6. Locate the File Name field and start entering details
  7. Receive the error

OR

  1. Log in to Provisioning
  2. Select a Company Name
  3. Select Manage Scheduled Jobs
  4. Select Create New Job
  5. Select a job type to upload a file
  6. Populate all job details > Submit
  7. Receive error

Cause

Expected behavior

Resolution

The file name will need to be adjusted to meet the system validation criteria. More information is in Managing Scheduled Jobs - Creating Job Requests.

Keywords

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Product

SAP SuccessFactors Compensation all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors HCM all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors Opportunity Marketplace all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors Performance & Goals all versions ; SAP SuccessFactors Succession & Development all versions