Endevor Eclipse plugin 'list package' failed with JsonParseException, how to fix that ? This is happening after applying maintenance to 18.0.12 GA.
1) If you are using URL such as http://mainframe:32200/Eclipse-BasedUI to create Eclipse repository , you will get Jason Parse Exception:
com.fasterxml.jackson.core.JsonParseException: Unexpected character ('<' (code 60)): expected a valid value (number, String, array, object, 'true', 'false' or 'null')
Remove any character after the port number in the repository URL, use this URL format <protocol>://<Name of the Web Services host>:<Port number> to create the repository.
2) JsonParseException could also occur if you have version mismatch between Web Services and Eclipse UI plugin.
Steps to install V18 latest Eclipse UI plugin:
Check the API version by
Navigate to the following URL in your web browser:
Check out Eclipse Plugin Compatibility then install Eclipse UI plugin accordingly. Make sure UI plugin version is in sync with Web Services API level.
check Create a New Repository in Eclipse Help for more information.
Eclipse Plugin Compatibility Matrix:
This can happen if post-18.0 GA (18.0.12) maintenance has been applied and plugin version 18.1.0 is used.