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DCU Grab Error "Request path contains unescaped characters" (Doc ID 2768084.1)

Last updated on APRIL 19, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Commerce Cloud Service - Version N/A to N/A
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This only happens using the DCU and grabbing assets, this should not be encountered anywhere in Admin or using the Rest API etc etc, it is specific to the DCU tool usage.

Customer may encounter an error regarding unescaped characters while trying to grab their assets using the DCU tool specifically and notice the following error (Or similar)

In one specific example, we saw the usage of a special character in a URL, that was defined in a customers meta data, and then that meta data was used later in widget code to create a URL from. The failure occurred when the meta data value, with the INVALID character, was then used to try to generate a URL with, and we see the following errors as a result. This is easily avoided (By using correct/valid URLs when defining these values) and easily corrected (By correcting the bad values, see below for more details)





Perhaps some recent changes made to the actual widget meta data or code may have been made to cause this


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