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E-BI/GL/EBI: Browser Test Returns "Invalid portal name Portal in request", xmllink Journal Import Returns "Requested service not found", and xmllink Billing Interface Upload Returns "Login was not successful..." Errors on PT 8.58.20+ and PT 8.59.11+ (Doc ID 2898070.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 11, 2024

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.58 and later
PeopleSoft Enterprise FIN General Ledger - Version 9.2 to 9.2 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After migrating to PeopleTools (PT) 8.58.20 from PT 8.58.19 or earlier, Excel uploads going through xmllink fail.
The Excel Billing Interface upload returns Error 1 below, while performing the Excel Journal Import through
xmllink (e.g. using JRNL1.xls/.xlsm spreadsheet) returns the second error (Error 2) below.

Also, performing the xmllink "browser test" (http(s)://<PIA_web_server>:<port>/xmllink/<ps_site_name>/) returns the third error below.


Steps to reproduce:

1. Apply the PT 8.58.20 (or PT 8.59.11+ if on PT 8.59) or a later patch.
2. Open the Excel upload spreadsheet being used.
3. Enter the connection information, add test data, and upload.
3. Observe one of the sets of errors shown above.


Applied the PT 8.58.20 patch.
Or, in the case of PT 8.59 environments, the PT 8.59.11 or a later patch was applied.


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