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Upload fails for *.gz file – could not interpret archive type

  • #59455
    Kim Pham


    I was trying to upload a log file that was zipped and has a “gz” extension. However, when using the File Browser from the Sandbox, I get an error “Upload failed: Could not interpret archive type.”

    When I try to locate the directory, /user/hue so that I can SSH and copy the file into HDFS, I can’t seem to find that in the directory structure.

    How can I get these types of files uploaded?

    Thank you,

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  • #74114
    Nisha Raj

    when you click on upload button try selecting files instead of zipfiles. It worked for me

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