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    Pipe fails with error: XML validation message

    • Product: Primo
    • Product Version: 4

    Problem Symptoms

    • Pipe fails during the NEP stage.
    • Error message: XML validation message: Public ID: null System ID: null Line number: 13 Column number: 7 Message: cvc-complex-type.2.4.a: Invalid content was found starting with element 'type'. One of '{title}' is expected.

    Note: the error message can appear in the pipe's log or under the errors section which can be accessed by clicking on the "Errors" button on the right side of the screen.


    The records are lacking a mandatory field, such as title or type.


    • Review your data to make sure it is not missing vital data.
    • Review your Normalization Rules (located in the Primo Back Office under Ongoing Configuration Wizards > Pipe Configuration Wizard > Normalization Rules configuration) for display/type or display/title, whichever is relevant to your situation, and make sure that a value is added to a record at all times.
    • Save and Deploy the Normalization Rules.
    • Run the pipe again.

    Article last edited: 11/21/2017