How to Avoid a Max_Path Error Migrating Financial Reporting Objects with LCM

(Doc ID 975433.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2016

Applies to:

Hyperion BI+ - Version to [Release 11.1]
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
***Checked for relevance on october 2014***


How can you bypass the MAX_PATH limitation in Windows when you export files with LCM?

In the Windows API, the maximum length for a path is MAX_PATH, defined as 260 characters.

A local path is structured as follows:  drive letter, colon, backslash, components separated by backslashes,  terminating null character.

For example:

where ">" represents the invisible terminating null character.


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