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2275356 - Importing an emailed lcmbiar file fails with Couldn't find entry 'BusinessObjects.xml'.' (FWM 04013) error

Symptom

  • Development team creates lcmbiar files from Source development environment as Administrator with a few crystal reports and Business Views, and sends the lcmbiar files over to a promotion team via email.
  • When you download and import this lcmbiar file on a target system using promotion management, you get the following error -
    unable to retrieve job from selected file. Couldn't find entry 'BusinessObjects.xml'.' (FWM 04013) error

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  • ERROR: com.businessobjects.lcm.utilities.LCMLogger||com.businessobjects.lcm.utilities.LCMException: com.businessobjects.sdk.biar.BIARException$IOException: Input/output exception occurred : 'Couldn't find entry 'BusinessObjects.xml'.' (FWM 04013)
    com.businessobjects.lcm.utilities.LCMException: com.businessobjects.lcm.utilities.LCMException: com.businessobjects.sdk.biar.BIARException$IOException: Input/output exception occurred : 'Couldn't find entry 'BusinessObjects.xml'.' (FWM 04013)
    at com.businessobjects.lcm.core.LCMEngine.getJobFromFile(LCMEngine.java:1779)
    at com.businessobjects.lcm.actionHelper.JobActionHelper.getJobFromFile(JobActionHelper.java:3834)
    ....
    at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.AprEndpoint$Worker.run(AprEndpoint.java:1774)
    at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
    Caused by: com.businessobjects.lcm.utilities.LCMException: com.businessobjects.sdk.biar.BIARException$IOException: Input/output exception occurred : 'Couldn't find entry 'BusinessObjects.xml'.' (FWM 04013)
    at com.businessobjects.lcm.job.JobManager.getJobFromFile(JobManager.java:249)
    at com.businessobjects.lcm.job.JobManager.getJobFromFile(JobManager.java:209)
    at com.businessobjects.lcm.core.LCMEngine.getJobFromFile(LCMEngine.java:1777)
    ... 76 more
    Caused by: com.businessobjects.sdk.biar.BIARException$IOException: Input/output exception occurred : 'Couldn't find entry 'BusinessObjects.xml'.' (FWM 04013)
    at com.businessobjects.sdk.biar.BIARException$IOException.rethrow(BIARException.java:141)
    at com.businessobjects.sdk.biar.om.internal.ThrowableSink.rethrowExceptions(ThrowableSink.java:86)
    at com.businessobjects.lcm.job.JobManager.getJobFromFile(JobManager.java:236)
    ... 78 more
    Caused by: java.io.IOException: Couldn't find entry 'BusinessObjects.xml'.
    at com.businessobjects.sdk.biar.internal.io.ZipArchiveSource.getXMLEntry(ZipArchiveSource.java:106)
    at com.businessobjects.sdk.biar.om.internal.importer.ArchiveImporter.getPullProc(ArchiveImporter.java:41)
    at com.businessobjects.sdk.biar.om.internal.importer.OMImporter.importObjects(OMImporter.java:164)
    ... 88 more
  • When you open the lcmbiar file in WinZip, you see the XML included.


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Environment

SAP BI Platform 4.1 SP3
Windows server platform

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2

Keywords

LCMbiar promotion import email zip file bilcm , KBA , BI-BIP-DEP , Webapp Deployment, Networking, Vulnerabilities, Webservices , BI-BIP-LCM , Lifecycle Management Console - Promotion mgmt, Version mgmt , Problem

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