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Troubleshooting ODI-23040 Import Error Messages In ODI 11g (Doc ID 1514923.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 13, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version to [Release 11gR1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The purpose of this document is to help with collecting and analyzing the information which is used to help troubleshoot the import operations which fail with ODI-23040 message.

For example, what needs to be investigated when the import in synonym INSERT_UPDATE of a Project Variable fails and signals:

ODI-23040: Import file "D:\MYDIR\VAR_MYVAR.xml" error

Troubleshooting Steps

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In this Document
Troubleshooting Steps
 Step 0. Use ODI or later
 Step 1. Do not import from ODI and older
 Step 2. Use Smart Export / Smart Import in replacement of simple export / import operations
 Step 3. Confirm the .xml file is valid, and well-formed
 Step 4. Parse the .xml file and determine which Objects from the Topology are used
 Step 5. Parse the .xml file and determine which Objects from Designer and Operator are used
 Step 6. Verify the Repository IDs
 Step 7. Verify the internal IDs of Objects to be imported
 Step 8. Parse the .xml file and verify the "SqlIndGrp" values

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