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IT02128: AMPERSAND (&) IS NOT ALLOWED IN LDAP PASSWORD

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Customer is trying to use LDAP - authentication. It is working
    for several users except for one user. This user is trying to
    use a password which has & in it.
    User is able to connect to SI dashboard with
    the same password but not able to connect to a web extension, (
    using same user name and password).
    As both are using LDAP authentication, we believe there is an
    issue with the way the user authenticates to SI web extensions.
    

Local fix

  • STRRTC - 417914
    PU / PU
    Circumvention: None
    

Problem summary

  • Users Affected:
    LDAP Users
    
    Problem Description:
    In trying to use LDAP authentication a user is trying to use a
    password which has ampersand in it. This user is able to connect
    to SI dashboard with the same password but not able to connect
    to a web extension. As both are using LDAP authentication,
    there is an issue with the way the user authenticates to SI web
    extensions.
    
    Platforms Affected:
    All
    

Problem conclusion

  • Resolution Summary:
    A code fix has been provided that allows ampersands to be typed
    in LDAP authentication passwords in web extension.
    
    Delivered in:
    5020500_7
    5020600
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT02128

  • Reported component name

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Reported component ID

    5725D0600

  • Reported release

    510

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2014-05-30

  • Closed date

    2015-07-28

  • Last modified date

    2016-02-22

  • 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

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Fixed component ID

    5725D0600

Applicable component levels

  • R525 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
22 February 2016