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*.tmp file when uploading data

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    Orrin Edenfield

    Sorry if this is a duplicate post – I’m having trouble finding the forum search today.

    I’ve tried to upload some files and ran into cases where it looks like the files are uploading however once the upload completes there is a file populated in the File Browser with the name of the file that I was uploading, 0 bytes and the name is FILENAME.txt.tmp.

    Some files have uploaded without issue but these smaller files are doing this.

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  • #29699

    Hi Orrin,

    To help me track down the possible causes of this problem, what are the sizes of the files that have this problem? Is it only smaller files?


    Orrin Edenfield

    It seems to happen with either. I have tested initially with small files around 8KB in size and now with larger files about 18.8 MB in size.

    I think I found my solution. The files were named like this:

    I changed them to

    E248CC6E-4E4F-4D1C-A7EF-63862D89D8A5,eml also works.

    And then they upload and are viewable using File Browser.

    Where do I file a bug about the {} characters in the filename causing this issue?

    Sasha J

    thank you for your research!
    I will file the bug about this.

    Thank you!



    I am also facing a similar issue when dropping a file from talend studio to sandbox. The file got created in sandbox but was 0 bytes. As per Sasha it could be a probable HDFS problem. May be due to disk space or due to datanode not running. How does the curly braces were formed when uploading the file ?


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