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E-FL/PC: Application Engine with getFile function encoding in 8.56 issue: When importing files with western european special chars, this fails after tools upgrade to 8.56 as question marks (Doc ID 2493757.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 04, 2022

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.56 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 8.56 Tools Version, 9.2 Application Version

Using the getFile() function in an application engine, when running it in 3-tier mode, the latin accented characters and/or German umlauts etc. appear as "?"(question marks)
For example "chývez" appear "ch?vez" after file imported

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Run an AE with getFile() function
2. See output in PIA page


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