Discovery sensor XML Parse Problem error

This XML parsing error occurs when the discovery sensor fails to parse the input ECC queue payload.

The payload is not formatted according to XML specifications.
An example of the XML Parse Problem error message is:

Sensor error when processing Linux - Network ARP tables: Exception while processing sensor: XML Parse Problem: ![CDATA]

Possible solutions

  • Escape problematic characters. For example, change < to &lt and & to &amp.
  • Escape entire blocks of text with CDATA sections, or put encoding declarations at the start of the text.
  • Remove any whitespace characters (space, tabs, newlines) before the XML declarations.