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"?" could not be created on disk.

Question asked by MaximilianThayer on Feb 20, 2012
Latest reply on Feb 21, 2012 by rmanook


"?" could not be created on disk.


FileMaker Pro


Operating system version


Description of the issue

After uploading files, such as PDFs, to Filemaker through JDBC, users cannot download these files using the "Download" button.

Steps to reproduce the problem

1.) Create a Java program that connects to a Filemaker program remotely.
2.) In this program, upload files using PutAs statements as per the Filemaker JDBC guide.
3.) In Filemaker, on the page for the record with the uploaded file, click "Download" with regards to the file.

Expected result

The file downloads.

Actual result

The file doesn't download, and an error appears.

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

"?" could not be created on this disk. Use a different name, make more room on the disk, unlock it or use a different disk.

Configuration information

Java program written in Eclipse using Java SE 6 as its JRE.


Right-clicking on the file container and selecting Save As... will download the file.