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2898267 - Error: "..Error while parsing parameters: For a local filepath or pattern the location type must be set to 'LOCATION_LOCAL', but was LOCATION_REMOTE" displays while testing a connection from IDT

Symptom

  • Error: "DBDriver failed to init : com.sap.connectivity.cs.java.drivers.helpers.exception.ParameterException: Error while parsing parameters: For a local filepath or pattern the location type must be set to 'LOCATION_LOCAL', but was LOCATION_REMOTE" occurs while testing a relational connection to a text file  from IDT.
  • Text file location is remote.


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Environment

  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.x
  • Information Design Tool
  • BusinessObjects OpenConnectivity driver

Product

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

Keywords

 txt, csv, OpenDriver, shared, CIFS , KBA , BI-BIP-IDT-CX , Connection Layer , Problem

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