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2287630 - Publication scheduled to file formats fails with the error message "Document for recipients {<Profile Name>} failed: Internal error."


  • Intermittent failures when publishing reports
  • Reports are published to multiple file formats (rpt, pdf, excel etc.)
  • The publication succeeds if fewer formats or recipients are used
  • Windows Event Viewer or Unix/Linux var/logs/messages shows message "Failed in a file system operation. This may due to an internal error in the File Repository Server. You may want to restart the File Repository Server if problem persists."
  • Higher log levels on the output File Repository Server shows the message "SFileSys::getUniqueFilenameHelper: Fail to create uniquely-named file. Failed to open the file <output FRS path>/frsoutput//temp//Output.<nodename>/<temporary file name>.tmp.  Reason: Too many open files"

} failed: Internal error."">


  • SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1
  • Output File Repository Server location is on a Unix/Linux machine


SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1


disk, fileserver , KBA , BI-BIP-PUB , Publishing and scheduling in InfoView/BI launch pad , Problem

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