"malformed \uxxxx encoding" Error Running setup.bat for SOA on WebLogic Install (Doc ID 753628.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 15, 2008

Applies to:

Oracle SOA Platform - Version: 10.1.3.4 to 10.1.3.4
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

When running the setup.bat script which is part of the SOA 10.1.3.4 on WebLogic 9.2 installation and documented in the following installation guide:

Oracle® SOA Suite
Installation Guide for WebLogic Server
10g Release 3 (10.1.3.4) for UNIX and Microsoft Windows
E13058-01

on a Windows platform, the following error occurs and the script fails:

UnknownElement : Task "property" finished with error.
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Malformed \uxxxx encoding.

Cause

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