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IT17399: SAP SUITE 3 IDOC META DATA BUILDER ALLOWS PASSWORDS ONLY WITH A MAXIMUM OF 8 ALPHANUMERIC CHARACTERS AND ONLY UPPER CASE LETTERS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The SAP Suite 3 IDOC Meta Data Builder only allows passwords
    with a maximum of 8 characters (allows letters and numbers
    where all letters are upper case) but SAP allows a password of
    up to 40 characters.
    

Local fix

  • RTC - 513605
    
    No workaround
    

Problem summary

  • USERS AFFECTED:
    ALL
    
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    The password policy on SAP host is 9 characters, mixed
    case, with special characters, but the SAP Suite 3 IDOC Meta
    Data Builder only allows passwords with a maximum of 8
    characters where all letters are upper case.
    
    PLATFORMS AFFECTED:
    ALL
    

Problem conclusion

  • RESOLUTION SUMMARY:
    
    A code fix is provided.
    
    DELIVERED IN:
    6000000
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT17399

  • Reported component name

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Reported component ID

    5725D0600

  • Reported release

    525

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-10-06

  • Closed date

    2018-08-24

  • Last modified date

    2018-08-29

  • 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

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Document Information

Modified date:
29 August 2018