Upgrade to 7.3.5.0.0 from 7.3.1.1.0 Fails with Error: java.io.UTFDataFormatException: Invalid byte 1 of 1-byte UTF-8 sequence (Doc ID 2170745.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure - Version 7.3.1.1 to 7.3.5.0.0 [Release 7]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA)

Symptoms

On Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications Infrastructure (OFSAAI) 7.3.1.1, when attempting to upgrade OFSAAI on Solaris 64 SPARC from 7.3.1.1.0 to 7.3.5.0.0 (<Patch 19458957>), the installer runs for a bit before it fails with the following error:

ERROR

Applying configuration changes from patchconf_7.3.2.0.0.xml
.
...
Updating /app/ofsaa/ofsaai/ficweb/webroot/WEB-INF/web.xml
Creating backup file
/app/ofsaa/ofsaai/ficapp/common/FICServer/conf/LHSMenuen_US.xml.7.3.5.0.0.bak
Updating /app/ofsaa/ofsaai/ficapp/common/FICServer/conf/LHSMenuen_US.xml


java.io.UTFDataFormatException: Invalid byte 1 of 1-byte UTF-8 sequence.
        at org.apache.xerces.impl.io.UTF8Reader.invalidByte(Unknown Source)
        at org.apache.xerces.impl.io.UTF8Reader.read(Unknown Source)
        at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLEntityScanner.load(Unknown Source)
        at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLEntityScanner.scanLiteral(Unknown
Source)
        at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLScanner.scanAttributeValue(Unknown
Source)
        at
org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLNSDocumentScannerImpl.scanAttribute(Unknown Source)
        at
org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLNSDocumentScannerImpl.scanStartElement(Unknown
Source)
        at
org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl$FragmentContentDispatche
r.dispatch(Unknown Source)
        at
org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanDocument(Unknown
Source)
        at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)
        at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)
        at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XMLParser.parse(Unknown Source)
        at org.apache.xerces.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.parse(Unknown Source)
        at org.jdom.input.SAXBuilder.build(SAXBuilder.java:453)
        at org.jdom.input.SAXBuilder.build(SAXBuilder.java:810)
        at org.jdom.input.SAXBuilder.build(SAXBuilder.java:789)
        at UpdateConfFiles.updateConfFiles(UpdateConfFiles.java:294)
        at UpdateConfFiles.updateConfFiles(UpdateConfFiles.java:142)
        at ApplyPatch.updateConfFiles(ApplyPatch.java:1810)
        at ApplyPatch.update(ApplyPatch.java:1483)
        at ApplyPatch.main(ApplyPatch.java:178)
.
.
The below files do not exist:
/app/ofsaa/ofsaai/ficapp/common/FICServer/conf
LHSMenuar_EG.xml
LHSMenuzh_CN.xml
LHSMenufr_FR.xml
LHSMenude_DE.xml
LHSMenuiw_IL.xml
LHSMenuin_ID.xml
LHSMenuit_IT.xml
LHSMenuja_JP.xml
LHSMenuru_RU.xml
LHSMenues_ES.xml
LHSMenuth_TH.xml
LHSMenutr_TR.xml
LHSMenuvi_VN.xml

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

$ ./OFSAAIUpdate.sh

Cause

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