Autoconfig Failed with Error: FsCtxFileException: Start of Root Element Expected (Doc ID 876806.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 07, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Applications Technology Stack - Version 11.5.10.2 to 12.1.3 [Release 11.5.10 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 26-April-2013***

Symptoms

On Oracle Applications 11.5.10.2, when attempting to run autoconfig the following error occurs.

Action to be taken : Copy the Data Base Context onto the file system
Result : Download of Context file failed

StackTrace:
java.lang.Exception: java.lang.Exception: oracle.apps.ad.autoconfig.oam.FsCtxFileException: Start of root element expected.
at oracle.apps.ad.tools.configuration.FileSysDBCtxMerge.updateFileSysContext(FileSysDBCtxMerge.java:655)
at oracle.apps.ad.tools.configuration.FileSysDBCtxMerge.updateFileSysFiles(FileSysDBCtxMerge.java:206)
at oracle.apps.ad.context.CtxValueMgt.mergeCustomInFiles(CtxValueMgt.java:1763)
at oracle.apps.ad.context.CtxValueMgt.processCtxFile(CtxValueMgt.java:1579)
at oracle.apps.ad.context.CtxValueMgt.main(CtxValueMgt.java:709)

ERROR: Context Value Management Failed.
Terminate.


-- Expected Behaviour
Expect Autoconfig to finish without errors.

Cause

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