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Dec 22, 2010 at 02:29 PM

SAP generating invalid XML for ORDERS05 IDOC


We have XI 3.0 SP 20 installed here.

I just started working with XI/PI, so bear with me if this has been asked - I already searched SAP for a note on this and couldn't find one.

We have integrated sales orders into another system - we have SAP generating an IDOC to be sent when a sales order is created. We use XI to route it to a 3rd party provider.

The problem that is occuring is that if an item on the order has an ampersand in the description, the system receiving it tells us that the XML is in error. In examining the message, it is in error as it doesn't properly escape the ampersand.

Is there a workaround or patch for this?

Also - it's not XI that is complaining about the issue, it's our 3rd party provider that is.

Edited by: Bruce Hartley on Dec 22, 2010 9:34 AM