E-WL: PIA Install Fails on Windows when User doing the Install has a # Character in Name (Doc ID 793476.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 13, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.4 to 8.49 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When doing a PIA install on Windows it will fail if the user doing the install has a # character in name.
Here is an example of a failed install when the user logged on is d#psoft

Unable to load ProjectHelper from service "META-INF/services/org.apache.tools.ant.ProjectHelper
parsing buildfile C:\temp\d#psoft_jarexpander.xml with URI = file:///c:/temp/D%23psoft_jarexpander.xml
Project base dir set to c:\temp
Override ignored for property DEPLOY_EAR
[antcall] Entering c:\temp\d#psoft_jarexpander.xml...
Bulld sequence for target 'deployearfile' is [check_if_deploy_ear, deployearfile]
Complete build sequence is [check_if_deploy_ear, deployearfile, main, check_if_extract_jar, extractjarfile, ]

check_if_deploy_ear:

deployearfile:
Skipped because property 'DEPLOYEAR' not set
[antcall] Exiting c:\temp\d#psoft_jarexpander.xml

BUILD SUCCESSFUL
Total time: 2 seconds

Deploy Completed. Click next to finish the install.

INSTALL FAILED!!!!

Cause

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