'Java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Malformed \uxxxx encoding' Error in OFS_PFT_installation.log (Doc ID 2009390.1)

Last updated on APRIL 24, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure - Version 8.0.0 and later
Oracle Financial Services Profitability Management - Version 8.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA)

Symptoms

When installing the Oracle Financial Services Profitability Pack 8.0, you get the following error in the OFS_PFT_installation.log in /OFS_PFT/logs:

[Sat  09/5/2015 12:27:36] [OFS_PFT] [ INFO] - ---------------- DB Scripts Execution Completed-----------------
[Sat  09/5/2015 12:27:53] [OFS_PFT] [ERROR] - =====Exception====
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Malformed \uxxxx encoding.
    at java.util.Properties.loadConvert(Properties.java:568)
    at java.util.Properties.load0(Properties.java:391)
    at java.util.Properties.load(Properties.java:341)
    at com.ofss.fsgbu.installer.preinstall.ValidityTest.install(ValidityTest.java:992)
    at com.zerog.ia.installer.actions.CustomAction.installSelf(DashoA10*..)
    at ZeroGaeg.run(DashoA10*..)
[Sat  09/5/2015 12:27:53] [OFS_PFT] [ INFO] - ---------Uploading Data model into application schema-----------

Despite the error, the installation completes successfully.  However, you are concerned about the impact of the error.

Cause

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