E-CA: Exception Java.lang.OutOfMemoryError When Creating Change Package From HCM PUM 017 (Doc ID 2136123.1)

Last updated on MAY 24, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms


When creating a Change Package in CA the following error occurs.

ERROR
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"Exception java.lang.OutOfMemoryError caught in sun.nio.cs.StreamEncoder.write() Javaheap space"

"Apr 19, 2016 6:09:55 AM com.peoplesoft.pt.changeassistant WARNING: Exception java.lang.OutOfMemoryError caught in sun.nio.cs.StreamEncoder.write() Java heap space java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space at sun.nio.cs.StreamEncoder.write(Unknown Source) at java.io.OutputStreamWriter.write(Unknown Source) at java.io.Writer.write(Unknown Source) at org.apache.xml.serialize.IndentPrinter.flushLine(Unknown Source) at org.apache.xml.serialize.IndentPrinter.breakLine(Unknown Source) at org.apache.xml.serialize.IndentPrinter.breakLine(Unknown Source) at org.apache.xml.serialize.IndentPrinter.flush(Unknown Source) at org.apache.xml.serialize.XMLSerializer.endElementIO(Unknown Source) at org.apache.xml.serialize.XMLSerializer.serializeElement(Unknown Source) at org.apache.xml.serialize.BaseMarkupSerializer.serializeNode(Unknown Source) at org.apache.xml.serialize.BaseMarkupSerializer.serializeNode(Unknown Source) at org.apache.xml.serialize.BaseMarkupSerializer.serialize(Unknown Source) at com.peoplesoft.pt.changeassistant.XMLEncoding.fromXML(XMLEncoding.java:69) at com.peoplesoft.pt.changeassistant.XMLEncoding.fromXML(XMLEncoding.java:55) at com.peoplesoft.pt.changeassistant.Template.fromXML(Template.java:389) at com.peoplesoft.pt.changeassistant.packager.ChangePackage.getNumberofManualSteps(ChangePackage.java:5168) at com.peoplesoft.pt.changeassistant.packager.Archive.generateArchive(Archive.java:184) at com.peoplesoft.pt.changeassistant.packager.Archive.generateArchive(Archive.java:86) at com.peoplesoft.pt.changeassistant.packager.Packager.createArchiveForPUM(Packager.java:148) at com.peoplesoft.pt.changeassistant.selectivepatching.apply.ChangePackageCreator.onFinalizePackageForSP(ChangePackageCreator.java:788) at com.peoplesoft.pt.changeassistant.selectivepatching.apply.ChangePackageCreator.createPackageForPUM(ChangePackageCreator.java:222) at com.peoplesoft.pt.changeassistant.selectivepatching.apply.ApplyChangePackageWizard$9.run(ApplyChangePackageWizard.java:2844) at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source) "


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Open Change Assistant
2. Create a Change Package


Cause

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