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KB 130 - Unable to Access PowerConnect Java Admin Console After Modifying Advanced PI Filters XML

KB 130 (Java) - Unable to Access PowerConnect Java Admin Console After Modifying Advanced PI Filters XML

Category: Problem

Priority: Normal

Platform: Java(NW)

Version: 1 from 23.03.2021


If you are unable to access the PowerConnect Java administrative console after modifying the Advanced Message Filters for PI/PO systems please follow the steps in this document to fix the issue. If you see the following error message screen when accessing the PowerConnect Java administrative console (http://<serverhost>:<port>/webdynpro/resources/com.powerconnect5/spcj_wd/SapPowerConnectJava#)

Open the default trace log in located in \usr\sap\<SID>\<J2EE_instance_number>\j2ee\cluster\<server#>\log\, and look for the Trace ID mentioned in the error message.

Important Note: If the default trace log contains the message:

EntryPoint: [/sap_powerconnect_java-6.7.0-standalone/PIService]. Implementation exception occurs for application com.powerconnect5/spcj_app. Check implementation container(e.g. EJB) logs for additional information
[EXCEPTION] ParseError at [row,col]:[20,9]

then please proceed with the steps defined in the KB article. If a different error message is displayed, please consult other the PowerConnect knowledge base articles or submit a support ticket to the PowerConnect team.


This issue is caused by entering malformed XML into the Advanced PI filter in the PowerConnect Java administrative console: (DRAFT) KB 91 - PowerConnect Java – Advanced PI filter configuration. A validation step was provided in PowerConnect Java 6.7.0 to mitigate this potential issue


Please follow the steps below to fix this issue:

  • Go to Web Services Navigator: http://<host>:<port>/wsnavigator

  • In the Search Type click Provider System then search for PIService and click Next

  • Filter the operations for the setPIMonitoringAdvancedFiltersXml and click Next

  • Set the arg0 field to NOT_CONFIGURED then click Next

  • The operation should be successful.




PowerConnect [NW,S4HANA,S4HANA Cloud]

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