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Fusion UK Payroll - Load HMRC XML File Going Into Error: XML-20108: (Fatal Error) Start of root element expected (Doc ID 2470140.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Global Payroll Cloud Service - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to Load HMRC XML File for P6, the following error occurs.

Caused by: org.xml.sax.SAXParseException; systemId: file:/tmp/UCMFA00020255.xml; lineNumber: 2; columnNumber: 1; file:/tmp/UCMFA00020255.xml: XML-20108: (Fatal Error) Start of root element expected.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Run HMRC Data Retrieval Process
2. Load HMRC XML File for P6 and see the status of the process


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