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 (

(Doc ID 2040934.1)

Last updated on JULY 27, 2017

Applies to:

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


Oracle Documents for Windows Desktop Client version: 15.2.1 (

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

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.

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


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