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IC83876: MQ EXPLORER FILE TRANSFER EDITION PLUGIN CLAIMS '_' AS AN INVALID CHARACTER FOR CONNECT:DIRECT NODE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When attempting to specify a Connect:Direct node containing the
    '_' (underscore) character, the MQ Explorer FTE plugin new
    transfer wizard will report the node is not a valid
    Connect:Direct node name.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • The IBM WebSphere MQ Explorer File Transfer Edition Plugin
    create transfer wizard states that underscore (_) is an invalid
    character for a Connect:Direct node. This is not true.
    
    USERS AFFECTED:
    Users of the MQ Explorer File Transfer Edition plugin creating
    transfers to Connect:Direct nodes which contain non alphanumeric
    characters.
    
    PLATFORMS AFFECTED:
    All
    

Problem conclusion

  • The code has been altered to allow the following additional
    characters within a Connect:Direct node name:
    
    @ (At)
    # (Hash)
    $ (Dollar)
    _ (Underscore)
    . (Period)
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in fix
    pack 7.0.4.2.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC83876

  • Reported component name

    WMQ FILE TRANSF

  • Reported component ID

    5724R1000

  • Reported release

    704

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-05-31

  • Closed date

    2012-06-12

  • Last modified date

    2012-06-12

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WMQ FILE TRANSF

  • Fixed component ID

    5724R1000

Applicable component levels

  • R704 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
12 June 2012