XML Publisher Report Fails And OPP Log File Shows "Java.Io.Utfdataformatexception: Invalid UTF8" (Doc ID 1389804.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2016

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 11.5 to 11.5 [Release 11.5]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On Oracle Applications release 11.5,
while running XML Publisher reports some times they end in status warning or error and the OPP log file has error message "Due To java.io.UTFDataFormatException: Invalid UTF8 encoding":

[12/14/11 2:52:33 PM] [UNEXPECTED] [78437:RT6341001] java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:324)
at oracle.apps.xdo.common.xml.XSLT10gR1.invokeParse(XSLT10gR1.java:479)
at oracle.apps.xdo.common.xml.XSLT10gR1.transform(XSLT10gR1.java:192)
at oracle.apps.xdo.common.xml.XSLTWrapper.transform(XSLTWrapper.java:161)
at oracle.apps.xdo.template.fo.util.FOUtility.generateFO(FOUtility.java:1015)
at oracle.apps.xdo.template.fo.util.FOUtility.generateFO(FOUtility.java:968)
at oracle.apps.xdo.template.fo.util.FOUtility.generateFO(FOUtility.java:209)
at oracle.apps.xdo.template.FOProcessor.createFO(FOProcessor.java:1561)
at oracle.apps.xdo.template.FOProcessor.generate(FOProcessor.java:951)
at oracle.apps.xdo.oa.schema.server.TemplateHelper.runProcessTemplate(TemplateHelper.java:5975)
at oracle.apps.xdo.oa.schema.server.TemplateHelper.processTemplate(TemplateHelper.java:3555)
at oracle.apps.xdo.oa.schema.server.TemplateHelper.processTemplate(TemplateHelper.java:3614)
at oracle.apps.fnd.cp.opp.XMLPublisherProcessor.process(XMLPublisherProcessor.java:247)
at oracle.apps.fnd.cp.opp.OPPRequestThread.run(OPPRequestThread.java:153)
Caused by: java.io.UTFDataFormatException: Invalid UTF8 encoding.
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.XMLUTF8Reader.checkUTF8Byte(XMLUTF8Reader.java:160)
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.XMLUTF8Reader.readUTF8Char(XMLUTF8Reader.java:175)
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.XMLUTF8Reader.fillBuffer(XMLUTF8Reader.java:120)
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.XMLByteReader.saveBuffer(XMLByteReader.java:450)
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.XMLReader.fillBuffer(XMLReader.java:2229)
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.XMLReader.skipWhiteSpace(XMLReader.java:1974)
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.NonValidatingParser.parseMisc(NonValidatingParser.java:331)
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.NonValidatingParser.parseProlog(NonValidatingParser.java:300)
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.NonValidatingParser.parseDocument(NonValidatingParser.java:280)
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.XMLParser.parse(XMLParser.java:266)
... 17 more

 
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Run the XML Publisher report.

2. View the OPP log when it fails.

Cause

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