E-CA: Error While Applying PUM Image 16 “Invalid Step Type ExportTemplate Defined in Template. Failed to Parse Change Package”

(Doc ID 2116796.1)

Last updated on MARCH 21, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.54 to 8.55 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On: Change Assistant PT 8.54.16
When attempting to apply the change package created from PUM Image 16, the following error occurs.

Invalid Step Type ExportTemplate Defined in Template
Failed to Parse Change Package.


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Create a Change Package from PUM Image 16
  2. Apply it on the Target which is at PeopleTools 8.54.16
  3. Export the change package from PUM to apply it on the other Environments (UAT, Prod etc)
  4. Apply the exported package into UAT using Change Assistant 8.54.16


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