E-PORTAL: Intermittent Error "Improperly Formed URL" Within Homepage Pagelet (Doc ID 1469304.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 09, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On PeopleTools 8.51.12, intermittently the error message "Improperly Formed URL" occurs within pagelets on the homepage.   Clicking the "Detailed error description" gives the below message.

ERROR MESSAGE

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Unable to get document
Improperly formed URL

Portal was requested to retrieve this URL:%3fPORTALPARAM_COMPWIDTH%3dWide%26tab%3dOH_CRM_HOME%26pageletname%3dOH_CRM_NEWS_GUEST_HMPG%26pageletname%3dOH_CRM_NEWS_GUEST_HMPG%26tab%3dOH_CRM_HOME%26PORTALPARAM_COMPWIDTH%3dWide

Portal attempted to access this URL:%3fPORTALPARAM_COMPWIDTH%3dWide%26tab%3dOH_CRM_HOME%26pageletname%3dOH_CRM_NEWS_GUEST_HMPG%26pageletname%3dOH_CRM_NEWS_GUEST_HMPG%26tab%3dOH_CRM_HOME%26PORTALPARAM_COMPWIDTH%3dWide%26%26PORTALPARAM_COMPWIDTH%3dWide

Error occurred while accessing target page:

 

When the web server get rebooted, the issue goes away.

Cause

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