Life Cycle Management (LCM) Hangs when It Encounters Ampersands in Folder Names (Doc ID 1052158.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2016

Applies to:

Hyperion BI+ - Version: 9.3.1.2.00 to 9.3.1.3.00 - Release: Unknown Release to 9.3
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 22-Mar-2012***

Symptoms

Export Financial Reporting objects using LCM with the following conditions:
  1. There are three or more levels in the hierarchy.

  2. A folder in a mid-level has an ampersand in the folder name.

  3. You use the recursive option in the export.
The export parameters are as follows:

(<Artifact parentPath="/<Parent folder>/<Child folder>/<Grandchild folder>" recursive="true" pattern="*" /> ).
The system will hang.

Cause

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