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Error: "Malformed \UXXXX Encoding' using Import Export Utility (Doc ID 965222.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2018

Applies to:

Hyperion Financial Management - Version: to - Release: 9.2 to 11.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When trying to run the Hyperion Shared Services ImportExport Utility, error message "malformed \uxxxx encoding" is received when trying to run the utility from the default installed location D:\hyperion\common\utilities

In order to run the utility you have to create a definition (properties file) called and run the command


It was on executing this command that the system gives the error message.


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