Error: 'Failed to process file, data is invalid' occurs when importing objects from a CSV file. (NETIQKB12779)

  • 7712779
  • 02-Feb-2007
  • 30-Oct-2007

Resolution

fact
Domain Migration Administrator 7.x

symptom
Error: 'Failed to process file, data is invalid' occurs when importing objects from a CSV file.

symptom
Import of migrated objects from a CSV file fails with error.

symptom
Import of selected objects from a CSV file fails with error.

cause

This error can result from using the wrong CSV file format for the import procedure. If either of the following procedures is used for the other process (i.e. you use the procedure for importing migrated objects when you are actually importing selected objects, or vice versa), you will receive an error.

Import migrated objects from a CSV file

  1. Right-click on Domain Migration Administrator.
  2. Select the Import migrated objects from a CSV file option.
  3. The CSV file you select to import should contain SourceName, TargetName, etc.

Import selected objects from a CSV file

  1. Right-click on the project name.
  2. Select the Select objects using a CSV file option.
  3. The CSV file you select to import should contain SamAccountName only.


fix

To import migrated objects from a CSV file, please refer to the procedure in the following NetIQ Knowledge Base article:

NETIQKB9719 - How do I import mapping information for an existing source and target account into the migrated objects table in DMA using a CSV file?

To import selected objects from a CSV file, please refer to the procedure in the following NetIQ Knowledge Base article:

NETIQKB4521 - How can I select objects (users, groups, and computers) in a migration project by importing a CSV File?



Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB12779

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