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E-IB: Getting 'The main XML document cannot be empty (159,5) (0,0) ' Error Consuming a WSDL/SOAP Web Service on PT 8.59 on Solaris (Doc ID 2949130.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2023

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.59 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When consuming a third party WSDL (SOAP) web service, the errors shown below have been seen.

'Failed to parse WSDL document.XML parser error CreateXmlDoc Fatal Error: at file Integration Server line: 1 column: 22 message: The main XML document cannot be empty (159,5) (0,0)'

Steps to replicate:
1. Log into PIA, and navigate to the Consume web service wizard (Navigation: PeopleTools > Integration Broker > Web Services > Consume Services).
2. Enter the necessary WSDL information (e.g. Select WSDL Source, etc.).
3. Step through the wizard, and observe the errors shown above.

Sample Environment:
PeopleTools (PT) 8.59.xx
Solaris 11



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