Error during FTP 6.1 Install: 'Java.lang.StringIndexOutOfBoundsException: String index out of range: -1' (Doc ID 1544576.1)

Last updated on JULY 07, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Funds Transfer Pricing - Version 6.1 to 6.1.1 [Release 6]
Oracle Financial Services Profitability Management - Version 6.1 to 6.1.1 [Release 6]
Oracle Financial Services Asset Liability Management - Version 6.1 to 6.1.1 [Release 6]
Oracle Financial Services Hedge Management and IFRS Valuations - Version 6.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA)
Oracle Financial Services Profitability Management (PFT)
Oracle Financial Services Funds Transfer Pricing (FTP)
Oracle Financial Services Asset Liability Management (ALM)

Symptoms

When running the Oracle Financial Services Funds Transfer Pricing (FTP 6.1) installer, you received the following error in the install log:

[Thu  14/3/2013 07:27:17] [OFSFTP] [ INFO] - Validating ETL details..
[Thu  14/3/2013 07:27:17] [OFSFTP] [ INFO] - Checking the existing ETL App/Src..
[Thu  14/3/2013 07:27:17] [OFSFTP] [ INFO] - ------------ETL App/Src Creation and mapping---------
[Thu  14/3/2013 07:27:17] [OFSFTP] [ERROR] - Exception occurd..
[Thu  14/3/2013 07:27:17] [OFSFTP] [ERROR] - =====Exception====
java.lang.StringIndexOutOfBoundsException: String index out of range: -1
    at java.lang.String.substring(String.java:1937)
    at com.ofss.fsgbu.installer.common.DBDetails.getPort(DBDetails.java:55)
    at com.ofss.fsgbu.installer.preinstall.CreateETLAppSource.install(CreateETLAppSource.java:66)
    at com.zerog.ia.installer.actions.CustomAction.installSelf(DashoA10*..)
    at com.zerog.ia.installer.AAMgrBase.a(DashoA10*..)
    at com.zerog.ia.installer.ConsoleBasedAAMgr.a(DashoA10*..)
    at com.zerog.ia.installer.AAMgrBase.e(DashoA10*..)
    at com.zerog.ia.installer.AAMgrBase.n(DashoA10*..)
    at com.zerog.ia.installer.ConsoleBasedAAMgr.a(DashoA10*..)
    at com.zerog.ia.installer.AAMgrBase.e(DashoA10*..)
    at com.zerog.ia.installer.AAMgrBase.n(DashoA10*..)
    at com.zerog.ia.installer.ConsoleBasedAAMgr.a(DashoA10*..)
    at com.zerog.ia.installer.AAMgrBase.e(DashoA10*..)
    at com.zerog.ia.installer.AAMgrBase.n(DashoA10*..)
    at com.zerog.ia.installer.ConsoleBasedAAMgr.a(DashoA10*..)
    at com.zerog.ia.installer.AAMgrBase.e(DashoA10*..)
    at com.zerog.ia.installer.AAMgrBase.n(DashoA10*..)
    at com.zerog.ia.installer.ConsoleBasedAAMgr.a(DashoA10*..)
    at com.zerog.ia.installer.AAMgrBase.e(DashoA10*..)
    at com.zerog.ia.installer.AAMgrBase.n(DashoA10*..)
    at com.zerog.ia.installer.ConsoleBasedAAMgr.a(DashoA10*..)
    .
    .
    .

While the FTP installer completes, you are not sure of the impact of this error.  You do not know if the installation is successful or if it failed.

Steps to Reproduce:

  1. Download the FTP 6.1 Installer from the Oracle eDelivery Web Site
  2. After completing the prerequisites, run the installer using Setup.sh

The error messages are in the installation log file.
On a new install, the Error occurred while creating infodom.

Cause

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