12.2 E-Business Suite Applications Technology Stack Users Report Forms Fail To Open Due To Error ‘URL validation failed. The error could have been caused through the use of the browser’s navigation buttons’

1.ERROR: URL Validation Failed. The Error Could Have Been Caused Through The Use Of The Browser’s Naviation

When trying to open either the ‘Disclose Veteran Status’ or the ‘Disclose Disability Status’ pdf forms from Employee Self Service,the following error occurs:

‘URL validation failed. The error could have been caused through the use of the browser’s navigation buttons ( the browser Back button or refresh, for example). If the error persists, Please contact system administrator. the following error occurs.’

STEPS
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Log into Employee Self-Service
  2. Click on either the ‘Disclose Veteran Status’ or the ‘Disclose Disability Status’ pdf forms
  3. Error occurs

Cause :

Exact cause could not be determine but after compiling the following files the issue was resolved

paydisplayPDF.jsp

pyshpslp.jsp

Solution :

There could be multiple reasons for the issue, but compiling these files can resolve the issue. Below is the steps for compiling the files

Command to compile paydisplayPDF.jsp:

[applmgr@appsprod PROD]$ $FND_TOP/patch/115/bin/ojspCompile.pl –compile -s ‘paydisplayPDF.jsp’ –flush
logfile set: /appsprod/PROD/fs1/inst/apps/PROD_appsprod/logs/appl/rgf/ojsp/ojspc_error.log
starting…(compiling all)
using 10i internal ojsp ver: 10.3.6.0
quick compile:
files to compile…1
translating and compiling:
translating jsps…1/1 in 8s
compiling jsps…1/1 in 2s
Finished!

Command to compile pyshpslp.jsp:

[applmgr@appsprod PROD]$ $FND_TOP/patch/115/bin/ojspCompile.pl –compile -s ‘pyshpslp.jsp’ –flush
logfile set: /appsprod/PROD/fs1/inst/apps/PROD_appsprod/logs/appl/rgf/ojsp/ojspc_error.log
starting…(compiling all)
using 10i internal ojsp ver: 10.3.6.0
quick compile:
files to compile…1
translating and compiling:
translating jsps…1/1 in 8s
compiling jsps…1/1 in 2s
Finished!

  1. After an E-Business Suite 12.2 upgrade, user login fails with the following error:

URL validation failed. The error could have been caused through the use of the browser’s navigation buttons ( the browser Back button or refresh, for example). If the error persists, Please contact system administrator.

The system is still in Maintenance mode. In 12.2, adadmin does not provide the ability to toggle maintenance mode.

Cause:

The system is still in Maintenance mode. In 12.2, adadmin does not provide the ability to toggle maintenance mode.

Solution :

Disable maintenance mode for the system to work as intended.

To resolve the issue, test the following steps in a development instance and migrate accordingly:

  1. Check if maintenance mode is enabled via the following sql:

select fnd_profile.value(‘APPS_MAINTENANCE_MODE’) from dual;

  1. If the status of the above select does not return ‘NORMAL’, then maintenance mode is enabled. In this case, disable it via the following sql:

sqlplus /@$AD_TOP/patch/115/sql/adsetmmd.sql DISABLE

3. Applied the patch and then tried to access forms in Internet Explorer, the following error occurs:

Error:

‘URL validation failed. The error could have been caused through the use of the browser’s navigation buttons ( the browser Back button or refresh, for example). If the error persists, Please contact system administrator.’

Changes :
Apply upgrade patch

Cause:

There could be multiple reasons for the issue. The following is one of the solutions to fix the issue

Solution :

Do the following setups in Internet Explorer:

Goto Internet Options
Security
Trusted sites
Sites
Add this website to the zone.

4.Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Stack – Version 12.2.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

symptoms:
E-Business suite 12.2 Applications Technology Stack, Forms for App Technology issues

When attempting to open any Form in E-Business Suite the following error occurs:

URL validation failed. The error could have been caused through the use of the browser’s navigation buttons ( the browser Back button or refresh, for example).

If the error persists, Please contact system administrator

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1) Open EBS
2) Login with the user
3) Open any form

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot login in EBS forms

Changes :
Upgrade 12.2.4 to 12.2.6.

Cause:

During OWC we checked EBSDataSource in weblogic console, forms cluster was not selected
EBSDataSource couldn’t be located by FORMS_SERVER.

Solution :

To resolve the issue test the following steps in a development instance and then migrate accordingly:

  1. Login in Weblogic Console.
  2. Select Services -> Datasources.
  3. Click on EBSDatasource, and Press Lock & Edit.
  4. Select Targets.
  5. Select “forms_cluster1” and click Activate Changes.
  6. Retest the issue and confirm users can now open forms successfully.

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