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IT31408: THE USER API THROWS AN ERROR WHEN AN AMPERSAND OR AN APOSTROPHE CHARACTER EXISTS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Create User API and Update User API fails when ampersand or
    apostrophe characters are found in the GivenName and SurName
    fields.
    Trading Partner API works with the characters
    and a user account gets created successfully.
    

Local fix

  • B2BISFG-50962
    

Problem summary

  • Users Affected:
    
    All
    
    
    
    Problem Description:
    
    User API errors when ampersand or apostrophe characters exist in
    name.
    
    
    
    Platforms Affected:
    
    All
    

Problem conclusion

  • Resolution Summary:
    A code fix is provided.
    Introduced a property called disableUserFieldsValidation in
    ui.properties file which is used to disable the validation for
    Given Name and Surname field. While creating or editing user
    account using IBM Sterling B2B Integrator or B2BAPIs. Also
    made a consistent special
    character validation for given name and surname field of
    B2BAPIs
    given name and surname field.
    
    
    
    Delivered in:
    
    5020603_15
    6000005
    5020605_3
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT31408

  • Reported component name

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Reported component ID

    5725D0600

  • Reported release

    526

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2020-01-03

  • Closed date

    2020-06-11

  • Last modified date

    2020-10-13

  • 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

[{"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB02","label":"AI Applications"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU059","label":"IBM Software w\/o TPS"},"Product":{"code":"SS3JSW","label":"IBM Sterling B2B Integrator"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"5.2.6"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
14 October 2020