E-PORTAL: Pagelet XSL transformation error in some PT 8.53 Environment - An error has occurred while trying to perform the XSL transformation. This is because either (1) the DataSource did not return valid XML or (2) the XSL for transformation is invalid. (Doc ID 2041559.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 09, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.53 to 8.53 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On :   8.53.05 version, Portal Technology

When attempting to #1 access in the Home page or #2 to edit/create in Pagelet Wizard pagelet that is using a custom XML/XSL, the following error occurs:

ERROR in Pagelet
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"Error executing pagelet."

Detailed error description:
An error has occurred while trying to perform the XSL transformation. This is because either (1) the DataSource did not return valid XML or (2) the XSL for transformation is invalid."


Similar error message is received in Step 5 of Pagelet Wizard

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Login PIA and open pagelet wizard
2. Try to create or to edit an existing XML based pagelet

Changes

 The appserver domain logs folder or just the tmp folder beneath was deleted for cleaning the traces or for just cleaning the older log files

Cause

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