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    Harvester fails at 24% after applying SFX KB revision 20141000

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: SFX

    Problem Symptoms:
    After applying SFX KB revision 20141000, the Verde harvester fails about 24% of the way through the next bulk.

    The harvester_client.log contains errors as follows:

    FATAL [com.exlibris.verde.harvester.HarvesterProcess] Basic Operation failed
    at com.exlibris.verde.api.HarvesterMngmtServiceBean.initHarvesterPortion(
    at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor3839.invoke(Unknown Source)

    The server.log contains errors as follows:

    ERROR [com.exlibris.verde.harvester.SFXDBConnector] [RMI TCP Connection(725792)-xxxxxxxxx] SFXDBConnector - failed to read VERDE_GLOBAL portion
    ERROR [com.exlibris.verde.harvester.HarvesterDataCache] [RMI TCP Connection(725792)-xxxxxxxxx] Failed to init portions
    java.lang.StringIndexOutOfBoundsException: String index out of range: -263
    at java.lang.String.substring(
    at com.exlibris.verde.harvester.HarvesterUtil.validateAndPrepareVerdeGlobal(
    at com.exlibris.verde.harvester.SFXDBConnector.getVerdeGlobalPortion(
    at com.exlibris.verde.harvester.SFXDBConnector.initPortion(

    There is a new issue in SFX regarding objects that have many related objects. This causes the object information in the publishing tables to hit the character limit.

    We will release a solution for this issue later today or tomorrow. This article will be updated with instructions on how to apply the fix.

    • Article last edited: 3/19/2014