It was necessary to select either “fastq” or “generic_fastq” for submitting fastq files to DRA.

  • Constant read lengh: filetype = fastq
  • Variable (not constant) read length: filetype = generic_fastq

From 12th January 2022, you can submit fastq files to DRA with the filetype = fastq Please submit your fastq files with filetype = fastq irrespective of their read length.