OIF : Metadata fails to load - Either the metadata is empty or invalid (Doc ID 1367498.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Identity Federation - Version: 10.1.4.3.0 and later   [Release: 10g and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to load partner metadata from an XML file using the EM console, the following error is returned in a popup in the browser:

Either the metadata is empty or invalid. Make sure you have provided a valid metadata.
The following error occured while performing the operation above:
javax.management.RuntimeMBeanException: Unexpected error occurred while translating metadata oracle.security.fed.xml.translator.TranslationException: org.xml.sax.SAXParseException: : XML-20108: (Fatal Error) Start of root element expected.: {1}

Cause

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