Publish Failed During Serialisation Due To Invalid Character

(Doc ID 1539074.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 11.1.1.6.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Publish failed during serialisation phase with the following errors:

Packager (LOCAL): 26%. Last known action: EXCEPTION: com.fatwire.cs.core.realtime.DataException: Exception serializing item ASSET:Media_C:1230987654321
   at com.fatwire.realtime.DefaultSerializerImpl.execute(DefaultSerializerImpl.java:300)
   at com.fatwire.realtime.PubDataPackager.execute(PubDataPackager.java:80)
   at com.fatwire.realtime.PubMain._standardPublish(PubMain.java:322)
   at com.fatwire.realtime.PubMain.execute(PubMain.java:107)
   at org.apache.jsp.jsp.cs_005fdeployed.OpenMarket.Xcelerate.PrologActions.Publish.AdvPub.PublishApprovedAssets_jsp._jspService(PublishApprovedAssets_jsp.java:98)
   at org.apache.jasper.runtime.HttpJspBase.service(HttpJspBase.java:70)
[...]
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
   at com.fatwire.realtime.BinaryAssetSerializerImpl._serialize(BinaryAssetSerializerImpl.java:63)
   at com.fatwire.realtime.BinaryAssetSerializerImpl.execute(BinaryAssetSerializerImpl.java:44)
   at com.fatwire.realtime.DefaultSerializerImpl.execute(DefaultSerializerImpl.java:296)
   ... 92 more


and

2013-03-05 16:44:24.443 [-]  [-] Publish failed for approved assets (error number: -508). Data is corrupt: Blob attribute '1239876543210' has empty value for row '1238765432109' in MungoBlobs table.

Cause

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