Excel Upload java.text.ParseException: Unparseable date: "null" Errors in OFSAAI (Doc ID 1508643.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 27, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure - Version 7.3.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure (OFSAAI) - Version 7.3
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA) - Version 6.x

Symptoms

On OFSAAI 7.3.1, when attempting to run Excel Upload, the following error occurs:

ERROR
[ETL-EXCELUPLOAD] PS Query code done at Fri Nov 02 14:39:04 EDT 2012
[ETL-EXCELUPLOAD]
Reading/validating data started at Fri Nov 02 14:39:04 EDT 2012
[ETL-EXCELUPLOAD]
Reading/validating data completed at Fri Nov 02 14:39:04 EDT 2012
[ETL-EXCELUPLOAD]
Started to insert the records for the table GL_MASTERat Fri Nov 02 14:39:04 EDT 2012
Exception---!

java.text.ParseException: Unparseable date: "null"

STEPS
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. created excel sheet for glmaster upload
2. created mapping
3. tried to upload
4. failure
5. copied data to new spreadsheet
6. mapped again,
7. tried again - failed
8. copied data to a new spreadsheet
9. changed data format
10. mapped again
11. still fails

Cause

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