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Thread: Running Excel Input file in Unix

  1. #1
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    Apr 2013

    Default Running Excel Input file in Unix

    I am using a transformation where I am loading data directly into the database and the input file is an Excel file. The transformation worked fine when I tried to run the transformation
    on a Windows system. However, I faced an error while running the transformation through Unix.
    The error message says
    ERROR 20-11 10:30:34,427 - Microsoft Excel Input - Error processing row from Excel file [/app/pentaho/pentdv/CAMSFEED/DEV/ART_SFG.xlsx] : org.pentaho.di.core.exception.KettleException: invalid entry size

    The error occurs ONLY when excel files are used. It works fine with text and csv files.
    Do we have to change the encoding for Excel files in Unix?

  2. #2
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    Dec 2009



    as you are trying to read a XLSX, did you set the "Spread sheet type (engine)" accordingly? (


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