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Error "Request Failed" When Using BLOB_COLUMNS Mode in a POSTMAN Query for PDS (Doc ID 2851537.1)

Last updated on MARCH 18, 2022

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service - Version 21.9 to 22.1 [Release 21.9 to 22.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to use Primavera Data Service (PDS) for BLOB_COLUMNS mode, the following error occurs in POSTMAN

Request failed.

The following error can be viewed in the PDS log:

Caused By: java.lang.reflect.GenericSignatureFormatError: Signature Parse error: Expected Field Type Signature Remaining input: jobInput
 at sun.reflect.generics.parser.SignatureParser.error(
 at sun.reflect.generics.parser.SignatureParser.parseFieldTypeSignature(
 at sun.reflect.generics.parser.SignatureParser.parseFieldTypeSignature(
 at sun.reflect.generics.parser.SignatureParser.parseTypeSignature(
 at sun.reflect.generics.parser.SignatureParser.parseTypeSig(
 Truncated. see log file for complete stacktrace.


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

  1. Open POSTMAN.
  2. Try to run a query using the BLOB_COLUMNS mode.
  3. Use the query listed in the documentation:
  4. Notice the error.




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