E-BIP/XMLP: "An invalid parameter has been passed to the file attachment function. (2,788)" Error When Previewing With Alternate XML Selected (Doc ID 1916417.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 13, 2015

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.53 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Preview action with "Use Alt. XML" option checked on an environment with multiple application servers enabled will fail with the below error:

"
An invalid parameter has been passed to the file attachment function. (2,788)

An invalid parameter has been passed to one of the following functions:
AddAttachment(), ViewAttachment(), or DeleteAttachment().
"

Issue happens on environments configured with multiple application servers and jolt pooling enabled.

Issue does not occur if stopping all application servers except one, nor if all application servers are started and jolt pooling disabled.

Steps
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In order to reproduce the issue, follow the below steps:

1. Login into PIA.
2. Navigate to Reporting  Tools > BI Publisher > Report Definition.
3. Search for a report definition (for example XRFWIN).
4. Go to Template tab.
5. Select Preview button with "Use Alt. XML"option checked.
6. Upload the alternate XML file.
6. The following error will appear:
"
An invalid parameter has been passed to the file attachment function. (2,788)

An invalid parameter has been passed to one of the following functions:
AddAttachment(), ViewAttachment(), or DeleteAttachment().
"

Cause

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