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XML Publisher Bursting Program Failed With ZIP File Must Have At Least One Entry Java.Util.Zip.ZipException (Doc ID 2768290.1)

Last updated on MAY 16, 2021

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 12.1.3 to 12.2 [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The XML Publisher Bursting program failed with below exception and it also failed to transfer the file to the directory mentioned in bursting control file.Below is the error message from XML publisher bursting program log file.


ZIP file must have at least one entry ZIP file must have at least one entry


In XML publisher each report contains separate bursting control file that is used for email bursting or file transfer to the directory.

Below steps help to find the Bursting control file that used by the report.

1.Copy the short code of the Concurrent program

2.Navigate to XML publisher administrator responsibility -- Data Definitions

3.Enter the short code that extracted from step 1 and find the details.

4.Click on Data Defintion name to find Bursting control file.


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1.Create a bursting file to transfer the file to directory.

2.Upload the bursting control file in Data definition of the report.

3.Submit the report and verify bursting status.


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