[Closed] Can't import Types XML file

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Last updated by Marlyse 8 years ago.

Assigned support staff: Caridad.

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#13207

The error I receive is :

Import/Export
Sorry, this file type is not permitted for security reasons.

Error uploading file

The steps I do is a) export types data then b) import that exported file.

I'm using MU.

Thanks for any pointers,
---marlyse

#13208

As a note - I solved the current problem by copy/pasting the XML data into the INPORT TYPES DATA TEXT INPUT field.

So at this point it is more of a question of "why is it happening" and as info to you, that importing the XML file error's out.

#13223

Dear Marlyse,

Go to your Network Admin and click on Settings. In there you have a list of allowed file extensions for upload. Add the zip extension to that list.

Please let me know if there is anything else that I can assist you with.

Regards.
Caridad

#13252

Hi - I am confused. I am not trying to upload a zip file but the xml file which I exported (file extension .xml not .zip).

As the xml extension was missing I added that, assuming it will now work in the future. Thank you.

If you could just confirm that you "meant" xml and not zip, then I'm all clear.

Thanks.

#13753

Dear Marlyse,

When you export from Types you get a zipped xml file.
For importing you can use both the xml or the zip.

Please let me know if there is anything else that I can assist you with.

Regards.
Caridad

#13790

This is odd, my exports resulted in plain XML files and no automatic unzipping going on. Maybe it's different in the new version, I'll keep an eye open. Thanks.

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