OBIEE 11g: Error: "Syntax error Line: 1 Char: 1 Code: 0" at the Log In Page when using Internet Explorer 8 (Doc ID 1983358.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.1 and later
Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You have installed OBIEE 11.1.1.7.1.
When you try to log in you get the following error in Internet Explorer 8:

Message: Syntax error   Line: 1  Char: 1  Code: 0

This does not happen if you use Firefox as the browser.

The full error is:

Webpage error details

User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; Trident/4.0; SLCC2; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET CLR 3.0.30729; Media Center PC 6.0; .NET4.0C; .NET4.0E; InfoPath.3)
Timestamp: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 07:43:35 UTC


Message: Syntax error
Line: 1
Char: 1
Code: 0
URI: http://<machine_name>:9704/analytics/saw.dll/common/saw.header.xml?fmapId=RRxCfQ


Message: Syntax error
Line: 1
Char: 1
Code: 0
URI: http://<machine_name>:9704/analytics/saw.dll/uicomponents/obips.BreadCrumbs/breadcrumb.xml?fmapId=RRxCfQ


Message: Syntax error
Line: 1
Char: 1903
Code: 0
URI: http://<machine_name>:9704/analytics/res/b_mozilla/common/obips.ResourceManager.js

Cause

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