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Replicat Abending Because Of Bad Character In Source (Doc ID 2586975.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 13, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle GoldenGate Application Adapters - Version 12.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


We are running OGGBD version The replicats are failing due to malformed input charecters from source. We have tried using REPLACEBADCHAR option to mask the source character, but it is not working.

=ERROR 2019-08-29 15:54:07.000087 [main] - Unable to unpack column 18 : java.nio.charset.MalformedInputException: Input length = 1
Exception in thread "main" org.msgpack.core.MessageStringCodingException: java.nio.charset.MalformedInputException: Input length = 1
at org.msgpack.value.Variable$AbstractRawValueAccessor.asString(
at oracle.goldengate.datasource.UserExitDataSource.createColumnValue(
Caused by: java.nio.charset.MalformedInputException: Input length = 1
at java.nio.charset.CoderResult.throwException(
at java.nio.charset.CharsetDecoder.decode(
at org.msgpack.value.Variable$AbstractRawValueAccessor.asString(
... 1 more


 REPLACEBADCHAR option can be used


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