2502026 - Name selection grayed out while creating new Development Component in NWDS | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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2502026 - Name selection grayed out while creating new Development Component in NWDS


While creating a new Development component in NWDS, the selection "Name" is grayed out.

In addition, the error message "Invalid name: appropriate prefix not found; choose another name or another name server"



Further details about this issue must be analyzed in NWDS Support Information log file (2078679 - NWDS Support Information Download):

!ENTRY org.eclipse.ui 4 4 2017-06-26 15:40:01.126
!MESSAGE An internal error has occurred.
java.lang.RuntimeException: DC decsription file not available.
at com.sap.ide.dii05.dctype.du.internal.DUDescription.read(DUDescription.java:75)
at com.sap.ide.dii05.dctype.du.internal.DUPropertiesPage.fillFields(DUPropertiesPage.java:314)
at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.run(Main.java:1515)
at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.main(Main.java:1488)


For the last, the parameter CharacterSet[] in SLD UI->CIM Classes-> <Filter for class where the issue is occuring> -> General tab shows an different value than {A-Z, 0-9, '_'}, for instance:

Development Component Name > General
CompoundName = TRUE
Separator = "/"
Escape = NONE
IgnoreCase = TRUE
CharacterSet[] = {AlphaNum, '_', '$', '.', '-', '!', '~'}

CIM Class general parameters.jpg



  • NetWeaver Development Studio (NWDS);
  • System Landscape Diretory (SLD);
  • Datanase independent;
  • Operating System independent;


SAP NetWeaver all versions


NetWeaver Development Studio, CIM Model, SLD, System Landscape Diretory, Corruption, Corrupted , KBA , BC-CCM-SLD-JAV , System Landscape Directory Java Client & Server , BC-CCM-SLD , System Landscape Directory / Component Repository , Problem

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