When attempting to send a CreateJob request using the AWS Import/Export Web Service tool from a Windows command prompt, the request fails and an error similar to the following is displayed:

Version: 2014-12-18
ERROR: Missing manifestVersion (Service: AmazonImportExport; Status Code: 400; Error Code: MissingManifestFieldException; Request ID:XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

This error occurs if the manifest file specified when you initiate a CreateJob request is saved using UTF-8 encoding.

  1. Open the manifest file in Notepad.
  2. Choose File, then Save As.
  3. For Encoding, choose ANSI, and then choose Save.
  4. Send the CreateJob request again.

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Published: 2016-04-06