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Unable to Download Data Templates With XDOLoader: java.lang.NullPointerException (Doc ID 428956.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 04, 2022

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 11.5 to 11.5 [Release 11.5]
BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 5.6.3 to 5.6.3 [Release 5]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle XML Publisher - Version: 11.5.0 to


The XDOLoader utility is a Java-based command line program to load template (RTF, PDF, and XSL-FO), XML, and XSD files to the XML Publisher database tables. It also allows Data Templates to be downloaded using e.g. the following command:

A file is created on the file system having the filename of the data template yet the file size is 0 (zero).


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