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IT31699: UPDATE USER API BREAKS WHEN CURRENT PASSWORD IS PROVIDED AND PASSWORD POLICY IS IN USE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When the Update User Account API is called with a password
    value equal to the current password, the API call is
    successful but cannot log in to
    myfilegateway. After entering their user name and password,
    
    a change password is prompted by myfilegateway
    
    
    Note
    The User Account is associated with a password
    policy that had Password required to contain special
    characters and Required password change on next login
    attempt setup.
    

Local fix

  • Circumvention: None
    
    STRJIRA: 506
    KK/KK
    

Problem summary

  • Users Affected:
    
    All
    
    
    
    Problem Description:
    
    Update user API breaks when current password is provided and
    password policy is in use.
    
    
    
    Platforms Affected:
    
    All
    

Problem conclusion

  • Resolution Summary:
    A code fix is provided.
    Fix has been made such that Update USER API will fail when we
    try to update the password which is same as old password and
    this will fix the customer issue also.
    
    
    
    Delivered in:
    5020603_14
    5020604_4
    5020605_2
    6000302
    6000202
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT31699

  • 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

    2020-01-30

  • Closed date

    2020-03-09

  • Last modified date

    2020-09-02

  • 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

[{"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","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB02","label":"AI Applications"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
03 September 2020