BI-Publisher Report Does Not Open Correctly Resulting In: Output file was found but is zero sized - Deleted (Doc ID 1626049.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 13, 2017

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 11.1.1.7.x to 11.1.1.7.x [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

E-Business Suite Business Intelligence Publisher 11.1.1.7.x, E-Business Suite Specific issues

 

 


When attempting to run BI Publisher reports from EBS, the following error occurs:

[2/17/14 8:55:22 AM] [220460:RT51322119]
Template code: ICAP001AXML
Template app: ICAP
Language: en
Territory: 00
Output type: EXCEL
[2/17/14 8:55:22 AM] [220460:RT51322119] Output file was found but is zero sized - Deleted
[2/17/14 8:55:22 AM] [UNEXPECTED] [220460:RT51322119] java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:57)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:606)
at oracle.apps.xdo.common.xml.XSLT10gR1.invokeNewXSLStylesheet(XSLT10gR1.java:611)
at oracle.apps.xdo.common.xml.XSLT10gR1.transform(XSLT10gR1.java:239)
at oracle.apps.xdo.common.xml.XSLTWrapper.transform(XSLTWrapper.java:182)
at oracle.apps.xdo.template.fo.util.FOUtility.generateFO(FOUtility.java:1044)
at oracle.apps.xdo.template.fo.util.FOUtility.generateFO(FOUtility.java:997)
at oracle.apps.xdo.template.fo.util.FOUtility.generateFO(FOUtility.java:212)
at oracle.apps.xdo.template.FOProcessor.createFO(FOProcessor.java:1665)
at oracle.apps.xdo.template.FOProcessor.generate(FOProcessor.java:975)
at oracle.apps.xdo.oa.schema.server.TemplateHelper.runProcessTemplate(TemplateHelper.java:5936)
at oracle.apps.xdo.oa.schema.server.TemplateHelper.processTemplate(TemplateHelper.java:3459)
at oracle.apps.xdo.oa.schema.server.TemplateHelper.processTemplate(TemplateHelper.java:3548)
at oracle.apps.fnd.cp.opp.XMLPublisherProcessor.process(XMLPublisherProcessor.java:302)
at oracle.apps.fnd.cp.opp.OPPRequestThread.run(OPPRequestThread.java:176)
Caused by: org.xml.sax.SAXException: Namespace prefix 'ref' used but not declared.
oracle.xdo.parser.v2.XPathException: Namespace prefix 'ref' used but not declared.
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.XSLProcessor.reportException(XSLProcessor.java:806)
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.XSLProcessor.newXSLStylesheet(XSLProcessor.java:571)
... 17 more



The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Run BIP reports in EBS.

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot run BIP reports in EBS.

Cause

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