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Check-ins Fail with Error "The content item was not successfully checked in. '\' is an illegal character in folder and file names" (Doc ID 1503335.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version to [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After upgrading from Universal Content Management content server (UCM) 10g to WebCenterContent server (WCC) 11g, an error is thrown for all documents that are attempted to be checked in.

The error is (your illegal "slash" character may be different than this one example):

There are no backslashes in the file name. The error occurs every time, from every computer tried, and with every file tried.


 Upgraded from UCM 10g to WCC 11g while using FileStoreProvider (FSP) with Rules that point to other hard drive locations.


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