2431767 - Special characters not allowed for User ID in SAP BusinessObjects Cloud

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2431767 - Special characters not allowed for User ID in SAP BusinessObjects Cloud


You are trying to import users to your SAP BusinessObjects Cloud using a CSV (Comma Separate Values) file. When importing users you get the following error:

Invalid user name at line 2.


  • SAP BusinessObjects Cloud 2016

Reproducing the Issue

Try to upload a CSV file containing space characters in the User ID. For example:

my user,Joe,Smith,Joe Smith,joe@mydomain.com


Your CSV file contains a User ID with characters not allowed in SAP BusinessObjects Cloud.


Verify that your list of User IDs contain allowed characters. According to the Product Documentation:

Only the following characters are permitted: uppercase letters, digits, underscores, hash marks, and ampersands. Spaces are not allowed in the user ID. The maximum length is 127 characters.


If your issue is not resolved you can start an SAP BusinessObjects Cloud Discussion in the SAP Community.

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