OBIA 7964: Source/Target Copy/paste fails In upgraded Informatica 10.1.0 With 'This Target name has already been used. Please enter a different'

(Doc ID 2387940.1)

Last updated on APRIL 30, 2018

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Applications Consumer - Version 7.9.6.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

OBIA 7.9.6.4

After upgrade of Informatica version 9.6.1 to 10.1.0 Copy/Paste of Mappings does NOT work anymore.

In Informatica mapping designer (PC 10.1.0) when doing copy/paste a mapping flow with sources and targets, when pasting it, It will open a dialog box asking to create new source and target (no reuse option).
Fails with message "This Target name has already been used. Please enter a different"
 
Previously (version 9.6.1), when doing a copy/paste mapping object (source or target), it was capable of reusing existing one in Sources and Targets folder instead of creating a new one.

Cause

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