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E-IB: PeopleSoft Provider SOAP Web Service Returns a "The Request String (Envelope) Has Not Formed Correctly. (158,16005)" Error (Doc ID 2972451.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 23, 2023

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.54 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When sending a request to a PeopleSoft provider SOAP web service, the following error is returned.


Request String (Envelope) is not formed properly. (158,16005)

Steps to replicate:

1. Create the SOAP web service.
2. Open the SOAP Tester or a test tool (e.g. SOAPUI), and send in the SOAP request.
3. Observe the error shown above.

Sample Environment:

PeopleTools (PT) 8.57.09
HCM 9.20



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