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Upgrading from Coherence 3.4.2 to Coherence 3.5 or Later Results in the Cache Server Failing to Start with the IOException "Failed to parse the element override" (Doc ID 975679.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 16, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Coherence - Version 3.4.2 to 3.4.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 27-Jun-2013***


Since upgrading to Coherence 3.5 or later, the following error occurs when attempting to start the cache server:


Changes were introduced in Coherence 3.5 to ensure a valid override file can be parsed and meets the requirements required to use the override file. The change is for the better, as it forces you to either fix your override file, if you need it, or to delete it if you don't.


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