Siebel - OPA Connection Adds Empty Fields Which Are Not Accepted By OPA
Last updated on MAY 31, 2018
Applies to:Oracle Policy Automation - Version 12.2.7 and later
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Customer is reporting as issue with Siebel - OPA connection adding empty fields which are not accepted by OPA.
In the request message from Siebel, there are empty attributes present that OPA doesn't accept.
For Currency, Date, Date-Time, Time, Number and Boolean attributes (all but Text) OPA does not accept an empty value.
It would accept the attribute to be not present at all, or an unknown-val tag.
AS-is not correct:
Would-be accepted by OPA (not present at all, or):
In the former case, error message would be: The specified input data is not valid: Error parsing data: value '' is not a valid xml date value.
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