I am new to GeoServer and wanted to import several shapefiles with one command. Therefore I installed the GeoServer importer extension to get this task done.

I selected the import directory, the workspace and the preferred store:

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The next step would be to Import all the selected .shp files at once but I get the following error:

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I am not using SQL or PostGIS.

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    are all the parts of the shapefiles present?
    – Ian Turton
    Commented Aug 19, 2022 at 13:41

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The Problem was that I used german "ä ü ö" characters inside the features of the uploaded shapefiles. I had to reinstall geoserver.

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