Error: oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLParseException ( xxx.jspx ): line #:xxx column #:xx : Expected name instead of . (Doc ID 1339933.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle JDeveloper - Version 11.1.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Application runs but fails when loading a certain page, showing a blank screen without any error message or information.  JDeveloper IDE's Log panel does not show any error message.

The log for Integrated WLS and it's DefaultServer: DefaultServer.log, shows:

<BEA-000000> <JspServlet error: Servlet unable to dispatch to the following requested page: The following exception occurred:oracle.jsp.parse.JspParseException:
Error: oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLParseException ( <SOME_NAME>.jspx ):
line #:xxx column #:xx : Expected name instead of .


In the above exception message, <SOME_NAME> corresponds to the actual filename of the jspx that is being referenced in the exception in your application/project.

Cause

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