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

Last updated on OCTOBER 09, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle(R) BPEL Process Manager 10g - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.


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

Oracle® SOA Suite
Installation Guide for WebLogic Server
10g Release 3 ( for UNIX and Microsoft Windows

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

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


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