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MAILER FAILS WITH 'ILLEGAL WHITESPACE IN ADDRESS' DUE TO Invalid From Value (Doc ID 2343039.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 28, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Workflow - Version 12.1.3 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Upon receiving and processing an E-mail that has an invalid From value, such as a whitespace but no E-mail address, the inbound processing crashes with an address exception

Basically When a notification with Invalid FROM value lands up in the IMAP account the mailer crashes 

ERROR:
1490643448911:-1:-1:<INSTANCE>.oracleoutsourcing.com:<IP ADDRESS>:-1:-1:1:20420:<USER>(0):-1:Thread[inboundThreadGroup1,5,inboundThreadGroup]:1565509972:99914:1490642323590:70:UNEXPECTED:[SVC-GSM-WFMLRSVC-605527-10006 :
oracle.apps.fnd.wf.mailer.IMAPResponseHandler.processSingleMessage(Message)]:Problem reaching content in step {Writing to NID parser} ->
javax.mail.internet.AddressException: Illegal whitespace in address in string
''<USER>''

 

Cause

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