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"UnsupportedClassVersionError: Bad version number" When Running Snic.bat For Siebel IP2016 (Doc ID 2264355.1)

Last updated on MARCH 17, 2021

Applies to:

Siebel Financial Services CRM - Version 16.10 [IP2016] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 16.10 [IP2016] version, Installation

When attempting to create Software Image
the following error occurs.

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: Bad version number in .class file
  at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass1(Native Method)
  at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass(

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. download zip files
2. unzip and run snic.bat
3. error appears


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