E-PSEM: Peoplesoft EM Agent Gives Error EMF_CATEGORY - INVALID_CHARACTER_ERR: An Invalid Or Illegal XML Character Is Specified (Doc ID 1449210.1)

Last updated on JULY 19, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.51 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While EM Agent is started, pointing to the correct Hub, the agent starts and sends a peerid but the error "EMF_CATEGORY - INVALID_CHARACTER_ERR: An invalid or illegal XML character is specified" keeps cycling and the Hub doesn't show this agent as connected.

Cause

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