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IT34404: CONNECTION PROPERTIES VALUE FOR A PASSWORD SHOULD NOT BE IN READABLE FORMAT

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • In Informix-HQ 1.2.0, under the Servername ----> setup
    
    When a Connection Property for a Password field is given, the
    value which we enter in as password is Readable.
    This value should not be visible. It should be shown as asterick
    characters.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of informixHQ prior to Informix 14.10.FC5.             *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * In Informix-HQ 1.2.0, under the Servername ----> setup       *
    *                                                              *
    * When a Connection Property for a Password field is given,    *
    * the                                                          *
    * value which we enter in as password is Readable.             *
    * This value should not be visible. It should be shown as      *
    * asterisk                                                     *
    * characters.                                                  *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Upgrade to Informix 14.10.FC5.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT34404

  • Reported component name

    INFORMIX SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5725A3900

  • Reported release

    E10

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2020-09-30

  • Closed date

    2020-12-10

  • Last modified date

    2020-12-10

  • 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

    INFORMIX SERVER

  • Fixed component ID

    5725A3900

Applicable component levels

[{"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB10","label":"Data and AI"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU029","label":"Software"},"Product":{"code":"SSGU8G","label":"Informix Servers"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"E10"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
11 December 2020