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IT34662: AN INVALID OR ILLEGAL XML CHARACTER IS SPECIFIED WHEN B2B FUNC CLIENT ADAPTER USED IN COMBINATION WITH STATUS_RPT XPATH

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • [2020-09-17 09:07:10.858] ERRORDTL
    [1600348030858]org.w3c.dom.DOMException: INVALID_CHARACTER_ERR:
    An invalid or illegal XML character is specified.
    at
    org.apache.xerces.dom.CoreDocumentImpl.createElement(Unknown
    Source)
    at com.sterlingcommerce.woodstock.xpathutil.XPathHelper.
    createNode(XPathHelper.java:1467)
    at com.sterlingcommerce.woodst
    ock.xpathutil.XPathHelper.createTargetContext(XPathHelper.java:1
    141)
    at com.sterlingcommerce.woodstock.xpathutil.XPathHelper.cre
    ateTargetContext(XPathHelper.java:1053)
    at com.sterlingcommerce.
    woodstock.workflow.WorkFlowContext.assignToMessage(WorkFlowConte
    xt.java:316)
    at com.sterlingcommerce.woodstock.workflow.WorkFlow
    Context.preInvokeService(WorkFlowContext.java:209)
    at com.sterli
    ngcommerce.woodstock.workflow.activity.engine.ActivityEngineHelp
    er.invokeService(ActivityEngineHelper.java:1781)
    at com.sterling
    commerce.woodstock.workflow.activity.engine.ActivityEngineHelper
    .nextMainLogic(ActivityEngineHelper.java:631)
    at com.sterlingcom
    merce.woodstock.workflow.activity.engine.ActivityEngineHelper.ne
    xt(ActivityEngineHelper.java:362)
    at com.sterlingcommerce.woodst
    ock.workflow.queue.WorkFlowQueueListener.doWork(WorkFlowQueueLis
    tener.java:459)
    at com.sterlingcommerce.woodstock.workflow.queue
    .WorkFlowQueueListener.run(WorkFlowQueueListener.java:240)
    at co
    m.sterlingcommerce.woodstock.workflow.queue.WorkFlowQueueListene
    r.onMessage(WorkFlowQueueListener.java:197)
    

Local fix

  • B2BISFG-54315
    

Problem summary

  • Users Affected:
    
    All customers using B2BI REST API
    
    
    
    Problem Description:
    
    
    
    An invalid or illegal XML character is specified when the B2B
    Mail Client Adapter used in combination with Status_Rpt xpath
    functionality.
    
    
    
    Platforms Affected:
    
    All Platforms
    

Problem conclusion

  • Resolution Summary:
    
     A code fix is provided.
    
    When adding an element to the XML document, whether in process
    data or message to service, etc .., elements that contains
    invalid xml character like @ should be modified and replaced by
    _ so the element can be added without problem.
    
    
    
    
    
    Delivered in:
    
    6000304
    6010002
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT34662

  • Reported component name

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Reported component ID

    5725D0600

  • Reported release

    603

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2020-10-23

  • Closed date

    2021-02-03

  • Last modified date

    2021-03-15

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Fixed component ID

    5725D0600

Applicable component levels

[{"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB02","label":"AI Applications"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU059","label":"IBM Software w\/o TPS"},"Product":{"code":"SS3JSW","label":"IBM Sterling B2B Integrator"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"603"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
16 March 2021