Error: Data at the root level is invalid.

Oct 18, 2012 at 6:11 AM

Hi All, This is my first post here.

I've been very happy with using PAL since v1 bu thave only recently begun using it to look more than the 'System Overview' reports.

I've tried running a MOSS 2007 Search report and hit the following problem:

Could I get some assistance please?

Transcript started, output file is C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\Temp\2\PAL
.log
PAL v2.3.2 (http://www.codeplex.com/PAL)
Written by: Clint Huffman (clinth@microsoft.com) and other contributors.
Last Modified: 07/16/2012 20:47:36
The information and actions by this tool is provided "as is" and is intended for
 information purposes only. The authors and contributors of this tool take no re
sponsibility for damages or losses incurred by use of this tool.

Your locale is set to: English (United States)
SCRIPT ARGUMENTS:
-Log D:\temp\web002\WEB002_20121016-000001\PAL_Microsoft_Office_Share
Point_Server_MOSS_2007_and_Search.blg
-ThresholdFile C:\Program Files\PAL\PAL\MOSS_Search.xml
-Interval 600
-OutputDir D:\temp\web002
-IsOutputHtml True
-HtmlOutputFileName web002_[LogFileName]_PAL_ANALYSIS_[DateTimeStamp].htm
-AllCounterStats True
-IsOutputXml False
-XmlOutputFileName [LogFileName]_PAL_ANALYSIS_[DateTimeStamp].xml
-BeginTime
-EndTime


Creating session working directory...
Creating directory "C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\Temp\2\{7ad73dfe-def7-4b37
-a404-12bbfa688004}"
Creating file "D:\temp\web002\web002_PAL_Microsoft_Office_SharePoint_S
erver_MOSS_2007_and_Search_PAL_ANALYSIS_2012-10-17_17-16-46.htm"
Creating directory "D:\temp\web002\web002_PAL_Microsoft_Office_SharePo
int_Server_MOSS_2007_and_Search_PAL_ANALYSIS_2012-10-17_17-16-46\"

Threshold File Load History:
C:\Program Files\PAL\PAL\MOSS_Search.xml
SharePoint.xml
QuickSystemOverview.xml
IIS.xml
AspDotNet.xml
DotNet.xml
SystemOverview.xml
Asp.xml
VMWare.xml
SQLServer.xml

Generating the counter list to filter on...Done
Removing duplicate counter expressions from counter list...Done

relog.exe "D:\temp\web002\WEB002_20121016-000001\PAL_Microsoft_Office_
SharePoint_Server_MOSS_2007_and_Search.blg" -f csv -o "C:\Users\user\AppDa
ta\Local\Temp\2\{7ad73dfe-def7-4b37-a404-12bbfa688004}\_FilteredPerfmonLog.csv"
-y
Input
----------------
File(s):
     D:\temp\web002\WEB002_20121016-000001\PAL_Microsoft_Office_Share
Point_Server_MOSS_2007_and_Search.blg (Binary)
Begin:    10/16/2012 16:21:33
End:      10/17/2012 10:47:20
Samples:  4424
0.00%0.00%0.23%0.45%0.68%0.90%1.13%1.36%1.58%1.81%2.03%2.26%2.49%2.71%2.94%3.16
%3.39%3.62%3.84%4.07%4.29%4.52%4.75%4.97%5.20%5.42%5.65%5.88%6.10%6.33%6.56%6.7
8%7.01%7.23%7.46%7.69%7.91%8.14%8.36%8.59%8.82%9.04%9.27%9.49%9.72%9.95%10.17%1
0.40%10.62%10.85%11.08%11.30%11.53%11.75%11.98%12.21%12.43%12.66%12.88%13.11%13
.34%13.56%13.79%14.01%14.24%14.47%14.69%14.92%15.14%15.37%15.60%15.82%16.05%16.
27%16.50%16.73%16.95%17.18%17.41%17.63%17.86%18.08%18.31%18.54%18.76%18.99%19.2
1%19.44%19.67%19.89%20.12%20.34%20.57%20.80%21.02%21.25%21.47%21.70%21.93%22.15
%22.38%22.60%22.83%23.06%23.28%23.51%23.73%23.96%24.19%24.41%24.64%24.86%25.09%
25.32%25.54%25.77%25.99%26.22%26.45%26.67%26.90%27.12%27.35%27.58%27.80%28.03%2
8.25%28.48%28.71%28.93%29.16%29.39%29.61%29.84%30.06%30.29%30.52%30.74%30.97%31
.19%31.42%31.65%31.87%32.10%32.32%32.55%32.78%33.00%33.23%33.45%33.68%33.91%34.
13%34.36%34.58%34.81%35.04%35.26%35.49%35.71%35.94%36.17%36.39%36.62%36.84%37.0
7%37.30%37.52%37.75%37.97%38.20%38.43%38.65%38.88%39.10%39.33%39.56%39.78%40.01
%40.24%40.46%40.69%40.91%41.14%41.37%41.59%41.82%42.04%42.27%42.50%42.72%42.95%
43.17%43.40%43.63%43.85%44.08%44.30%44.53%44.76%44.98%45.21%45.43%45.66%45.89%4
6.11%46.34%46.56%46.79%47.02%47.24%47.47%47.69%47.92%48.15%48.37%48.60%48.82%49
.05%49.28%49.50%49.73%49.95%50.18%50.41%50.63%50.86%51.08%51.31%51.54%51.76%51.
99%52.22%52.44%52.67%52.89%53.12%53.35%53.57%53.80%54.02%54.25%54.48%54.70%54.9
3%55.15%55.38%55.61%55.83%56.06%56.28%56.51%56.74%56.96%57.19%57.41%57.64%57.87
%58.09%58.32%58.54%58.77%59.00%59.22%59.45%59.67%59.90%60.13%60.35%60.58%60.80%
61.03%61.26%61.48%61.71%61.93%62.16%62.39%62.61%62.84%63.07%63.29%63.52%63.74%6
3.97%64.20%64.42%64.65%64.87%65.10%65.33%65.55%65.78%66.00%66.23%66.46%66.68%66
.91%67.13%67.36%67.59%67.81%68.04%68.26%68.49%68.72%68.94%69.17%69.39%69.62%69.
85%70.07%70.30%70.52%70.75%70.98%71.20%71.43%71.65%71.88%72.11%72.33%72.56%72.7
8%73.01%73.24%73.46%73.69%73.92%74.14%74.37%74.59%74.82%75.05%75.27%75.50%75.72
%75.95%76.18%76.40%76.63%76.85%77.08%77.31%77.53%77.76%77.98%78.21%78.44%78.66%
78.89%79.11%79.34%79.57%79.79%80.02%80.24%80.47%80.70%80.92%81.15%81.37%81.60%8
1.83%82.05%82.28%82.50%82.73%82.96%83.18%83.41%83.63%83.86%84.09%84.31%84.54%84
.76%84.99%85.22%85.44%85.67%85.90%86.12%86.35%86.57%86.80%87.03%87.25%87.48%87.
70%87.93%88.16%88.38%88.61%88.83%89.06%89.29%89.51%89.74%89.96%90.19%90.42%90.6
4%90.87%91.09%91.32%91.55%91.77%92.00%92.22%92.45%92.68%92.90%93.13%93.35%93.58
%93.81%94.03%94.26%94.48%94.71%94.94%95.16%95.39%95.61%95.84%96.07%96.29%96.52%
96.75%96.97%97.20%97.42%97.65%97.88%98.10%98.33%98.55%98.78%99.01%99.23%99.46%9
9.68%99.91%100.00%
Output
----------------
File:     C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\Temp\2\{7ad73dfe-def7-4b37-a404-12b
bfa688004}\_FilteredPerfmonLog.csv
Begin:    10/16/2012 16:21:33
End:      10/17/2012 10:47:20
Samples:  4424
The command completed successfully.
All counter stats is set to true. Loading all counters in perfmon log into the t
hreshold file as new analyses. This may take several minutes.
Getting the counter list from the perfmon log...Getting the counter list from th
e perfmon log...
relog.exe "D:\temp\web002\WEB002_20121016-000001\PAL_Microsoft_Office_
SharePoint_Server_MOSS_2007_and_Search.blg" -q -o "C:\Users\user\AppData\L
ocal\Temp\2\{7ad73dfe-def7-4b37-a404-12bbfa688004}\OriginalCounterList.txt"
 Input ---------------- File(s):      D:\temp\web002\WEB002_20121016-0
00001\PAL_Microsoft_Office_SharePoint_Server_MOSS_2007_and_Search.blg (Binary)
Begin:    10/16/2012 16:21:33 End:      10/17/2012 10:47:20 Samples:  4424  The
command completed successfully.
Getting the counter list from the perfmon log...Done!
Done
Importing the counter list as new threshold analysesDone
Number Of Counter Instances In Perfmon Log: 2666

        [Started] Total Docs in First Queue (Portal_Content)
        [Started] Total Docs in Second Queue (Portal_Content)
        [Started] Total Docs in First Queue (ProfileImport)
        [Started] Total Docs in Second Queue (ProfileImport)
WARNING:  [GeneratePalChart] No data to chart.
        [Done] Total Docs in First Queue (ProfileImport)
        [Started] Idle Crawler Threads
WARNING:  [GeneratePalChart] No data to chart.
        [Done] Total Docs in Second Queue (ProfileImport)
        [Started] Threads Accessing Network
        [Done] Total Docs in First Queue (Portal_Content)
        [Started] Threads in Plug-ins
        [Done] Total Docs in Second Queue (Portal_Content)
        [Started] SharePoint Publishing Cache Flushes / Second
        [Done] Idle Crawler Threads
        [Started] SharePoint Publishing Cache Hit Ratio
WARNING: Please post errors or problems with this tool to the PAL web site
located at http://www.codeplex.com/PAL with the following error message and a
brief description of what you were trying to do. Thank you.
Cannot convert value "System.Object[]" to type "System.Xml.XmlDocument". Error:
 "Data at the root level is invalid. Line 2, position 17."
At C:\Program Files\PAL\PAL\PAL.ps1:4371 char:26
+                         [xml] $JobReturn <<<<  = Receive-Job $job.id
    + CategoryInfo          : MetadataError: (:) [], ParentContainsErrorRecord
   Exception
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : RuntimeException


C:\Program Files\PAL\PAL>
Coordinator
Oct 24, 2012 at 3:03 AM

It looks like there was an error with the return value from PALAnalysis.ps1. Can you send me the counter log? Either upload it here or use http://skydrive.live.com.