SWSE Config.bat Failing With "java.lang.StringIndexOutOfBoundsException: String index out of range: -1"

(Doc ID 1968293.1)

Last updated on MARCH 02, 2017

Applies to:

Siebel Finance Sales - Version 8.1.1.11 [23030] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 8.1.1.11 [23030] version, Installation

In a new 8.1.1.11 new SWSE installation, the SWSE configuration wizard is error out with some java exception immedately after invoking config.bat.

ERROR
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E:\sba811>E:\sba811\eappweb\config\\..\jdk\jre\bin\java -jar E:\sba811\eappweb\config\\..\config\configwizard.jar -mode swse -verbose
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError
  at oracle.siebel.configurator.screen.Configurator.(Configurator.java:46)
Caused by: java.lang.StringIndexOutOfBoundsException: String index out of range: -1
  at java.lang.String.substring(String.java:1937)
  at oracle.siebel.configurator.utility.SiebelConfiguratorLogger.getLogFileName(SiebelConfiguratorLogger.java:71)
  at oracle.siebel.configurator.utility.SiebelConfiguratorLogger.initializeSiebelLogger(SiebelConfiguratorLogger.java:99)
  at oracle.siebel.configurator.utility.SiebelConfiguratorLogger.(SiebelConfiguratorLogger.java:32)

ENVIRONMENT
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8.1.1.11 on Win 2012 64-bit
IIS 8


Cause

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