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java.nio.file.InvalidPathException: Illegal char <:> at index 53: <ORACLE_HOME>\network\admin (Doc ID 2702944.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 24, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle REST Data Services - Version 19.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 19.2 version, while installing ORDS,
java -jar ords.war install advanced
Specify the type of database connection to use.
Enter a number: [1] Basic [2] TNS [3] Custom URL [1]:
Enter the name of the database server [localhost]:
Enter the database listening port [1521]:
Enter 1 to indicate the database service name or 2 to indicate the database SID [1]:
Enter the name of the database service: <DB Servicename>
Requires logging in with administrator privileges to verify the Oracle REST Data Services schema.

Enter the administrator user name: 
Enter the database password for <DBA_USER>:
Confirm password <DBA_USER> AS SYSDBA:
Connection to database user: <DBA_USER> AS SYSDBA, URL:jdbc:oracle: thin:@//localhost:<port>/<DB Servicename>
oracle.dbtools.installer.config.UserConnectBase validateUserConnect
WARNING: Illegal char <:> at index 53: <ORACLE_HOME>\network\admin; <ORACLE_HOME>\network\admin\NETWORK\ADMIN\ojdbc.properties

Cause

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