Unexpected Error On R12.2 Home Page (Doc ID 1937429.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Applications DBA - Version 12.2.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After executing the steps in document E48839 for upgrading to R12.2, unable to open the home page (list of responsibilities), getting:

 Sep 2, 2014 6:09:46 PM CEST]:1409674186377:-1:-1:hostname.domain:10.32.241.5:-1:-1:-1:-1:GUEST(6):1769119955:Thread[[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '1' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)',5,Pooled Threads]:10.32.241.5:49173:1409674008272:4:UNEXPECTED:[fnd.framework.OAException]:oracle.adf.mds.exception.MDSRuntimeException: Unable to find component with absolute reference = /oracle/apps/fnd/attributesets/Buttons/Submit, XML Path = {1}. Please verify that the reference is valid and the definition of the component exists either on the File System or in the MDS Repository.    
/oracle/apps/fnd/attributesets/Buttons<Line 1, Column 40>: XML-20108: (Fatal Error) Start of root element expected.
[Sep 2, 2014 6:09:46 PM CEST]:1409674186379:-1:-1:hostname.domain:10.32.241.5:-1:-1:-1:-1:GUEST(6):1769119955:Thread[[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '1' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)',5,Pooled Threads]:10.32.241.5:49173:1409674008272:4:UNEXPECTED:[UNEXPECTED_OA_EXCEPTION: user name = GUEST: responsibility name = null]:oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException: oracle.adf.mds.exception.MDSRuntimeException: Unable to find component with absolute reference = /oracle/apps/fnd/attributesets/Buttons/Submit, XML Path = {1}. Please verify that the reference is valid and the definition of the component exists either on the File System or in the MDS Repository.    
/oracle/apps/fnd/attributesets/Buttons<Line 1, Column 40>: XML-20108: (Fatal Error) Start of root element expected.
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.OAException.wrapperException(OAException.java:912)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.webui.OAPageErrorHandler.prepareException(OAPageErrorHandler.java:1169)

The oacore server log file (oacore_server1.out) contains the following error stack:

(WebAppServletContext.java:2181)
at weblogic.servlet.internal.ServletRequestImpl.run(ServletRequestImpl.java:1491)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.execute(ExecuteThread.java:256)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.run(ExecuteThread.java:221)
Caused by: org.xml.sax.SAXParseException; systemId: /oracle/apps/fnd/attributesets/Buttons; lineNumber: 1; columnNumber: 40; /oracle/apps/fnd/attributesets/Buttons<Line 1, Column 40>: XML-20108: (Fatal Error) Start of root element expected.
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLError.flushErrorHandler(XMLError.java:422)
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLError.flushErrors1(XMLError.java:287)
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.NonValidatingParser.parseRootElement(NonValidatingParser.java:414)
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.NonValidatingParser.parseDocument(NonValidatingParser.java:355)
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLParser.parse(XMLParser.java:226)
at oracle.cabo.share.xml.ParserAdapter.parse(Unknown Source)
at oracle.cabo.share.xml.TreeBuilder.parse(Unknown Source)
at oracle.cabo.share.xml.TreeBuilder.parse(Unknown Source)
at oracle.adf.mds.internal.parse.ParserUtils.createNode(ParserUtils.java:283)
at oracle.adf.mds.internal.parse.ParserUtils.createNode(ParserUtils.java:115)
at oracle.adf.mds.adapters.DBAdapter.getElementData(DBAdapter.java:324)
... 81 more
Cause:
org.xml.sax.SAXParseException; systemId: /oracle/apps/fnd/attributesets/Buttons; lineNumber: 1; columnNumber: 40; /oracle/apps/fnd/attributesets/Buttons<Line 1, Column 40>: XML-20108: (Fatal Error) Start of root element expected.
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLError.flushErrorHandler(XMLError.java:422)
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLError.flushErrors1(XMLError.java:287)
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.NonValidatingParser.parseRootElement(NonValidatingParser.java:414)
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.NonValidatingParser.parseDocument(NonValidatingParser.java:355)
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLParser.parse(XMLParser.java:226)
at oracle.cabo.share.xml.ParserAdapter.parse(Unknown Source)
at oracle.cabo.share.xml.TreeBuilder.parse(Unknown Source)
at oracle.cabo.share.xml.TreeBuilder.parse(Unknown Source)

If you run:

  

the results differ if VPD policies are enabled/disabled, i.e. with VPD policies enabled this returns no rows.



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