SAP Knowledge Base Article - Preview

1713634 - Error: Cannot open file when viewing data of flat file from remote Job Server - Data Services


  • Getting error "Cannot open file <...>".
  • No problem to see data from file format.
  • The file is remotely located on the Job Server on Unix/Linux.
  • Cannot use the "Magnifying Glass" icon to view data of flat file in data flow.



  • Unix
  • Linux
  • Data Services 4.0
  • Data Services XI 3.x


SAP Data Services 4.0 ; SAP Data Services 4.1 ; SAP Data Services 4.2 ; SAP Data Services XI 3.0 ; SAP Data Services XI 3.1 ; SAP Data Services XI 3.2


view data,ds,data services,flat file , KBA , EIM-DS , Data Services , How To

About this page

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

Search for additional results

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