Output Post Processor (OPP) Fails with the Following Error 'org.xml.sax.SAXParseException lineNumber: 801 columnNumber: 62 XML-20201: (Fatal Error) XML-20201 [UNEXPECTED] Expected name instead of .' (Doc ID 2135587.1)

Last updated on MAY 16, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Application Object Library - Version 12.1.3 and later
Oracle Concurrent Processing - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

E-Business Suite Concurrent Processing 12.1.3, Output Post Processor issues

The FNDOPP log shows the following error for a custom report:

[5/4/16 10:14:53 AM] [OPPServiceThread0] Post-processing request 3854492.
[5/4/16 10:14:53 AM] [568457:RT3854492] Executing post-processing actions for request 3854492.
[5/4/16 10:14:53 AM] [568457:RT3854492] Starting XML Publisher post-processing action.
[5/4/16 10:14:53 AM] [568457:RT3854492]
Template code: BKSC_Journal_V
Template app: SQLGL
Language: en
Territory: 00
Output type: PDF
[5/4/16 10:14:53 AM] [568457:RT3854492] Output file was found but is zero sized - Deleted
[5/4/16 10:14:53 AM] [UNEXPECTED] [568457:RT3854492] java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException
at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor77.invoke(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:606)
at oracle.apps.xdo.common.xml.XSLT10gR1.invokeParse(XSLT10gR1.java:570)
at oracle.apps.xdo.common.xml.XSLT10gR1.transform(XSLT10gR1.java:235)
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.SAXParseException; lineNumber: 801; columnNumber: 62; <Line 801, Column 62>: XML-20201: (Fatal Error) Expected name instead of .
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.XMLError.flushErrorHandler(XMLError.java:441)
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.XMLError.flushErrors1(XMLError.java:303)
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.XMLReader.scanNameChars(XMLReader.java:1061)
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.XMLReader.scanQName(XMLReader.java:1871)
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.XMLReader.getEntity(XMLReader.java:2125)
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.NonValidatingParser.parseContentEntityRef(NonValidatingParser.java:1654)
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.NonValidatingParser.parseElement(NonValidatingParser.java:1272)
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.NonValidatingParser.parseRootElement(NonValidatingParser.java:338)
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.NonValidatingParser.parseDocument(NonValidatingParser.java:285)
at oracle.xdo.parser.v2.XMLParser.parse(XMLParser.java:289)
... 16 more

[5/4/16 10:14:53 AM] [568457:RT3854492] Completed post-processing actions for request 3854492.

Changes

 Deployed a custom report with special characters in the data.

Cause

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