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2765634 - How to use BCP command to export tables containing "/" character - SAP ASE for Business Warehouse


  • You need to export tables containing the "/" character as usually used on SAP BW systems (ie APO, Solution Manager, BPC)
  • When using BCP tool like in this sample an error is returned:

bcp "/BIC/FTABLE" out FTABLE.out -USAPSR3 -P**** -S<SID> -X -n  
Server Message: PS1 - Msg 102, Level 15, State 181: Incorrect syntax near '/'. Unexpected result type returned. Retrieving table format failed.



  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 15.7 for Business Suite
  • SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) 16.0 for Business Suite


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0


quoted identifier, quoted_identifier, bcp, export, import, '/' , KBA , BC-DB-SYB , SAP Business Suite on Sybase ASE Database Platform , Problem

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