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2267596 - Could not parse deployment descriptor,check if it is formatted properly


The SAP Application Server JAVA administrator tries to deploy an archive and this activity fails due to the below error recorded in the deployment traces:

[deploy] of <application name>failed [EXCEPTION] Caused by: Caused by: Error while reading the application descriptor of EAR [/usr/sap/<SID>/J<nr>/j2ee/cluster/server0/temp/..] Caused by: Could not parse deployment descriptor [META-INF/application-j2ee-engine.xml] of component Hint: Check if it is formatted properly according to its DTD or XML Schema.



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