Troubleshooting Informatica Error Messages and Resolution – Part 43

Conversion from the source to target failed.
Cause:The Designer could not convert the source definition to a target definition.
Action:See the additional error message for more information.

Document type <document type name> contains field <field name>, which is of an unsupported datatype.
Cause:You tried to import a document type as a webMethods source or target definition. However, the document type contains a field, which uses an unsupported datatype. As a result, the Designer could not import the source or target definition.
Action:Make sure that any document types you want to import as webMethods source or target definitions contain fields that use datatypes that PowerCenter supports.
Envelope field <field name> is invalid or uses the datatype <datatype>, which does not match the data for the field.
Cause:You wanted to import a repository object that represents a webMethods source or target definition from an XML file. However, the datatype for an envelope field is invalid in the XML file. The XML file may have been modified.
or
Cause:The envelope field is invalid. The XML file may have been modified.
Action:Import the repository object from a new XML file. Avoid editing the XML file before importing.

Error from the webMethods Broker: <error message>.
Cause:The Designer encountered an error from the webMethods Broker.
Action:See the additional error message for more information.
Failed to add a menu item.
Cause:Internal error.
Action:Contact Informatica Technical Support.
Importing webMethods source from document type <document type name> failed.
Cause:The Designer could not import the webMethods source definition.
Action:See the additional error message for more information.
Importing webMethods target from document type <document type name> failed.
Cause:The Designer could not import the webMethods target definition.
Action:See the additional error message for more information.

Above are list of Informatica Error Messages or Warnings received while performing certain operation against Informatica related products.

What are Informatica Error Messages?

Informatica error codes are a set of error codes for use by all Informatica products. Every Informatica error message returned by Informatica, is self explanatory and contains the object name in cases where required.

Hope this was helpful.

Thanks,
SQLServerF1 Team
Information about Informatica Error Code Messages or Warning Messages on Windows and Linux Operating Systems.

 

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