BI Publisher: BIPCatalogUtil utility fails to import objects with special characters in its name (Doc ID 1354784.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2016

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 11.1.1.5.0 to 11.1.1.5.0 [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On BI Publisher Enterprise version 11.1.1.5.0:
When using BIPCatalogUtil.sh utility to export objects (for example a data model) from the instance and then import it into another BI Publisher instance on same version (11.1.1.5.0), it is failing to import the objects that have special characters in it name and gives the following error.

oracle.xdo.webservice.exception.InvalidParametersException: PublicReportServiceImpl::executeUploadReport Failure: due to Report Name contains special characters for report[[TEST]


The error above shows that the object name here is " [TEST] " which contains the special character "[" & "]"

Cause

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