Contract Deviations Report Gives XDOException Error Message

(Doc ID 1478652.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Procurement Contracts - Version 12.1.2 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 14-JAN-2014


When attempting to view the Contract Deviations Report the following exception error is raised:

Exception Details.
oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: oracle.apps.xdo.XDOException
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperInvocationTargetException(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAApplicationModuleImpl.invokeMethod(
at oracle.apps.okc.terms.deviations.webui.TermsPreviewDeviationsDocCO.processRequest(

## Detail 0 ##
Caused by: org.xml.sax.SAXParseException: : XML-20201: (Fatal Error) Expected name instead of <.

Steps to reproduce:
1. Log in as user who is an approver on a negotiation with ‘Full’ access
2. Go to a Sourcing responsibility and go to worklist, select Approval required link.
3. Select the “Negotiations Review” link on approval notification
4. Navigate to Contract Terms tab (ensure the responsibility is the sourcing super user)
5. Select "View Contract Deviations" button
-  Exception error message is received


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