Opened 3 months ago

Closed 2 months ago

#253 closed Support (fixed)

Flex_Extract MARS request failed

Reported by: nanditha Owned by: anphi
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: flex_extract Version: FLEXPART 9.0.3
Keywords: Cc:

Description (last modified by pesei)


Im getting the following error, when I request data using

2019-10-28 10:56:25 ECMWF API python library 1.5.4
2019-10-28 10:56:25 ECMWF API at
2019-10-28 10:56:27 Welcome nanditha js
Error:  <class 'ecmwfapi.api.APIException'>
MARS Request failed
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "./", line 114, in <module>
  File "./", line 59, in main
  File "/home/nanditha/lib/src/flexpart_9.0.3/flex_extract_v7.0.3/python/", line 116, in getMARSdata
    flexpart.retrieve(server, c.public, dates, times, c.inputdir)
  File "/home/nanditha/lib/src/flexpart_9.0.3/flex_extract_v7.0.3/python/", line 979, in retrieve
  File "/home/nanditha/lib/src/flexpart_9.0.3/flex_extract_v7.0.3/python/", line 680, in dataRetrieve
    if not int(self.public) and os.stat(target).st_size==0:
OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/home/nanditha/lib/src/flexpart_9.0.3/flex_extract_v7.0.3/python/../work/FCOG_acc_SL.20171104.3218.18276.grb'

I have requested data using the command
./ --start_date 20171105 --controlfile CONTROL_EA5
I,m attaching the control file used for retrieval request

It would be highly appreciated if you could help me in this regard
Thanks in advance

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CONTROL_EA5 (667 bytes) - added by nanditha 3 months ago.

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Change History (4)

Changed 3 months ago by nanditha

comment:1 Changed 3 months ago by anphi

  • Owner set to anphi
  • Status changed from new to accepted

comment:2 Changed 3 months ago by pesei

  • Description modified (diff)

comment:3 Changed 2 months ago by anphi

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from accepted to closed

Question answered in Ticket #142

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