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IT34601: COMMA IN USER CN CAUSES WEBADMIN LDAP AUTHORIZATION FAILURE.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If you have comma in the user CN
    
    (eg: 'cn=ray\\,rex,dc=example,dc=com'), the ldap authorization
    of webadmin always fails.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    All Users of App Connect Enterprise V11 having LDAP based
    Administration security.
    
    
    Platforms affected:
    MultiPlatform
    
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    <span style="background-color:rgb(255, 255, 255)">If LDAP user
    have a comma in the CN</span><span
    style="background-color:rgb(255, 255, 255)"> </span><span
    style="background-color:rgb(255, 255, 255)">(eg:
    'cn=ray\\,rex,dc=example,dc=com'), the ACE LDAP authorization
    check is seen failing. As a result, the user will not be able to
    connect to the remote integration node from the toolkit or login
    to the webadmin interface from the browser. </span>
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT34601

  • Reported component name

    APP CONNECT ENT

  • Reported component ID

    5724J0550

  • Reported release

    B00

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2020-11-10

  • Closed date

    2020-12-17

  • Last modified date

    2020-12-17

  • 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

    APP CONNECT ENT

  • Fixed component ID

    5724J0550

Applicable component levels

[{"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB36","label":"IBM Automation"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU053","label":"Cloud & Data Platform"},"Product":{"code":"SSDR5J","label":"IBM App Connect Enterprise"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"B00"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
12 January 2021