The issue I have seen several time is this. In a workflow, in the Load File process. I "Upload a new file from a local machine" this has UK sortcodes in it (e.g. in format 30-20-10). This file has about 60 columns so on the "File Structure" step I use the "Detect structure from new file" option.
Then the UK bank sortcode field is auto-detected as a "Date". Before the Load File is saved and the workflow is run. I got to "Column Definition" and change the datatype for that sortcode field to "text"
When I start the workflow that change to text is ignored. The Load File process fails with the error message "TIM-030002 The element 'Month' = '13' is out of limits in the strong '30-13-52'!"
I agree there is no 13th month but this is a Text datatype. So Adobe campaign should not be doing that validation. When I go back into the Load File process and the File Structure, it is showing as Text.
What is the simplest and most effective method of overcoming this?
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In case someone searches on error message codes. I also got this again and the different error message for this: BAS-010048 The field 'Day' with value '30-13-52' in '30-13-52' is too long. Maximum of 2 characters.
Again the sort code field was automatically detected as Date and then was again not picking up my change to Text. I had copied the workflow, deleted and re-added the activity all to no avail. But I overcame the error when I deleted the sort code field and manually added in a field with the same name and move it to the same location in the file. The restarted the workflow and it worked....