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BulkImport doesn't run, shows syntax error at command line

  • Article Type: General
  • Product: Voyager
  • Product Version: All
  • Relevant for Installation Type: Dedicated-Direct; Direct; Local; Total Care

Problem Symptoms
* Operator runs BulkImport and sees process ID assigned
* No log file created
* No records added
* Displays error:
syntax: /m1/voyager/bin/2009.1.0/bulkimport
followed by a list of possible parameters

Cause
BulkImport parameters used in command line contain a syntax error.

Resolution
1. Check that all parameters used in the command line match one of parameters listed after "syntax" message.
2. Ensure that command line does not contain reserved characters, or that reserved characters are in quotes.
3. Make any necessary adjustments to command line.
4. Run BulkImport.

Category: Batch jobs