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PH11873: CREATE PROFILE FAILED WITH JAVA.NET.URISYNTAXEXCEPTION: ILLEGAL CHARACTER IN PATH

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • create profile failed with java.net.URISyntaxException: Illegal
    character in path at index 11: /C:/Program Files
    (x86)/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/properties/profileRegistry.xml
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Profile creation fails with :           *
    *                      "java.net.URISyntaxException: Illegal   *
    *                      character in path" if spaces are in     *
    *                      target profile path                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    For some users on Windows. The profile creation process fails
    with :
    "java.net.URISyntaxException: Illegal character in path" if
    there spaces present in the target profile path.
    For example if the WebSphere Application Server was installed
    at"C:\Program Files\IBM\WebSphere\AppServer" and the
    default profile path of "C:\Program
    Files\IBM\WebSphere\AppServer\profiles\<profile_name>" was
    used.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH11873

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-05-07

  • Closed date

    2019-09-20

  • Last modified date

    2019-09-20

  • 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

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H8800

Applicable component levels



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 850

Reference #: PH11873

Modified date: 20 September 2019