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2887097 - Elster ERiC errors - org.xml.sax.SAXParseException; lineNumber: 1; columnNumber: 50; The processing instruction target matching "[xX][mM][lL]" is not allowed.

Symptom

You try to send messages from your FI system in the FOTV transaction in the UStVA/VAT scenario but the message processing fails. You collect XPI Inspector traces in your PI/PO system and notice the following exceptions:

Cannot parse the document.
[EXCEPTION]
org.xml.sax.SAXParseException; lineNumber: 1; columnNumber: 50; The processing instruction target matching "[xX][mM][lL]" is not allowed.
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.util.ErrorHandlerWrapper.createSAXParseException(ErrorHandlerWrapper.java:203)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.util.ErrorHandlerWrapper.fatalError(ErrorHandlerWrapper.java:177)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLErrorReporter.reportError(XMLErrorReporter.java:400)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLErrorReporter.reportError(XMLErrorReporter.java:327)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLScanner.reportFatalError(XMLScanner.java:1472)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLScanner.scanPIData(XMLScanner.java:746)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanPIData(XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.java:1014)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLScanner.scanPI(XMLScanner.java:714)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLDocumentScannerImpl$PrologDriver.next(XMLDocumentScannerImpl.java:907)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLDocumentScannerImpl.next(XMLDocumentScannerImpl.java:602)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLNSDocumentScannerImpl.next(XMLNSDocumentScannerImpl.java:112)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanDocument(XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.java:505)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(XML11Configuration.java:842)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(XML11Configuration.java:771)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.parsers.XMLParser.parse(XMLParser.java:141)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.parse(AbstractSAXParser.java:1213)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.jaxp.SAXParserImpl$JAXPSAXParser.parse(SAXParserImpl.java:643)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.jaxp.SAXParserImpl.parse(SAXParserImpl.java:327)
at javax.xml.parsers.SAXParser.parse(SAXParser.java:195)
at com.sap.fin.xi.elster.impl.RFCToElsterConverter.convert(RFCToElsterConverter.java:234)
at com.sap.fin.xi.elster.impl.SAPHeaderConverter.convert(SAPHeaderConverter.java:79)
at com.sap.fin.xi.elster.eric.ERiCModule.process(ERiCModule.java:117)
at com.sap.fin.xi.elster.ElsterSendModul.process(ElsterSendModul.java:23)
...
[Fatal Error] :1:50: The processing instruction target matching "[xX][mM][lL]" is not allowed.
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Environment

  • SAP NetWeaver
  • SAP Process Integration
  • Elster 2.1 

Product

SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP NetWeaver Process Integration 7.1 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver Process Integration 7.1

Keywords

Process Integration 7.11, PI 7.11, Process Integration 7.30, PI 7.30, Process Integration 7.31, PI 7.31, Process Orchestration 7.4, PI 7.4, PO 7.4, Process Orchestration 7.5, PI 7.5, PO 7.5, XI, AEX, Elster, ERiC, UStVA, VAT, [xX][mM][lL], createSAXParseException, org.xml.sax.SAXParseException, Cannot parse the document, RFCToElsterConverter , KBA , BC-XI-CON-ELS , HR/FI Elster Module for PI , FI-GL-GL-F , Value Added Tax (VAT) , Problem

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