OWB 11.2.0.1 MDL Import Fails with MDL1261 and API0402: Illegal character / not allowed (Doc ID 1068209.1)

Last updated on MAY 09, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Warehouse Builder - Version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.1 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When importing an OWB 10.2/11.1 MDL file into OWB 11.2.0.1, the import fails with following error:

Error occurred importing from file "exp.mdl".
Error at line 66: MDL1261: Error importing FIELD TST.DWH.COST.COST.BRUTO_J/N.

Detailed Error Message:
API0402: Illegal character / not allowed.

Changes

Upgrading an OWB 10.2/11.1 MDL file to OWB 11.2.

Cause

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