Error in Configuration Tool For Planning: System Failure: '-xml String provided is null' (Doc ID 737146.1)

Last updated on JULY 28, 2016

Applies to:

Hyperion Planning - Version: 9.3.1.0.00 to 9.3.1.1.00 - Release: 9.3 to 9.3
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When using the Hyperion Configuration Utility, to create a new datasource for Planning, after entering the data source name and description, the following error occurs when you click on 'Next':

System Failure: -xml String provided is null

In the log file, /Hyperion/logs/config, you can see:
(May 23, 2008, 02:04:58 PM), com.hyperion.planning.HspDSInstancePanelManager,
ERROR, Exception generated xml String provided is null
(May 23, 2008, 03:55:37 PM), com.hyperion.planning.HspDSInstancePanelManager,
ERROR, Exception generated xml String provided is null
(May 23, 2008, 04:21:17 PM), com.hyperion.planning.HspDSInstancePanelManager,
ERROR, Exception generated xml String provided is null

Cause

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