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Error When Importing Archive File Into New Essbase Database: Length Of File [...] Is Different From The Expected Length [...] (Doc ID 2826077.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 04, 2022

Applies to:

Hyperion Essbase Administration Services - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Using MaxL, the user is attempting to restore an archive file which was created on a different system.

When running following MaxL command:
  alter database appname.dbname force restore from file BACKUP-FILE;

the following error occurs:
  Length of file [...] is different from the expected length [...]


 The file was created by using the MaxL command 'alter database... archive..' or using 'Archive database' from EAS.


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