Error Occurs when Attempting to Synchronize a File Starting with the Characters '._' via Oracle Documents for Windows Desktop Integration Suite (DIS) Client version: 15.2.1 (15.5.71.5014) (Doc ID 2040934.1)

Last updated on JULY 27, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Documents Cloud Service - Version 14.1.0.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Oracle Documents for Windows Desktop Client version: 15.2.1 (15.5.71.5014)

When attempting to synchronize a file starting with the characters '._' synchronization fails and the following error occurs:

ERROR
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Invalid Filename

“._.txt” has an unsupported name.  The name isn’t allowed.  Rename the file or folder so that invalid characters are removed or the name restrictions are addressed.


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Create a text file: ._helloworld.txt
2. Add document ._helloworld.txt to a folder in the MyOracleDocuments folder for synchronization

Cause

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