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Required field <Detected on Date> cannot be empty or SPACE filled

Required field <Detected on Date> cannot be empty or SPACE filled


The synch process from StarTeam to Quality Centre fails and the following error is displayed in the “mtdsynch” log file.

284. ST Bug:384246 Can't copy StarTeam bugs into TestDirector: Required field <Detected on Date> cannot be empty or SPACE filled. type: class com.inzoom.comjni.ComJniException

Sync failed due to above errors.


The failed synch is due to a field within Quality Centre which is a "required" field and therefore an empty space is not a permitted entry.

In this case the field is called “Detected on Date” and this error can be resolved by adding a new mapping within the bugsych.ini file which synchs a field from StarTeam with the required field in Quality Centre (Detected on Date).

It is recommended that you use a StarTeam field which matches the format that QC is expecting and provides meaningful information such as the field "created date".

If you are still having issues after adding the new mapping within the bugsynch.ini file please contact technical support.

Incident #2617928


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