Deployment Through ASControl To OC4J 10.1.3 Fails With Error 'Invalid Archive File: Start Of Root Element Expected'

(Doc ID 453673.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Fusion Middleware - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When deploying to Oracle Application Server AS 10.1.3.x through Application Server Control, right after selecting the file to deploy, it throws errors below.


An error occurred when processing the data submitted. Find the appropriate field and enter the correct information as noted next to each field.

Archive Location - Failed in uploading archive. Invalid archive file: Start of root element expected.

The deployment plan is not even suggested and it stops the deployment process.

The same EAR archive deploys correctly from both admin_client.jar or ant tasks


Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms