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IT35851: REST API UPDATE MAILBOX LIMITING THE USER FIELD TO 255 CHARACTERS AND THE UPDATE IS REPLACING THE EXISTING USERS.

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APAR status

  • Closed as new function.

Error description

  • Customer is reporting that there?s a limit of 255 characters to
    add to the user field on the update mailbox API. If more than
    255 chars are added to the user field, the curl call fails
    with:
    
    { "errorCode": 400, "errorDescription": "API000467:
    Length too long for \"users\"; max length is 255 characters." }
    

Local fix

  • To address the issue, increased the "Users" field length to
    10000 for mailbox REST API.
    

Problem summary

  • Problem Description:
    REST API Update Mailbox limiting the user field to 255
    characters and the update is replacing the existing users.
    
    
    
    Platform Affected:
    All
    
    
    Users Affected:
    
    All
    

Problem conclusion

  • Resolution Summary:
    
    A code fix is provided.
    
    "Users" field length is fixed in Mailbox API by increasing the
    length to 10000. While calling the update API via curl/Postman,
    the user should call the READ API followed by PUT to update the
    entity.
    
    
    
    Delivered in:
    
    6000305
    
    
    
    All future Fix Packs can be found in the
    https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6194265
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT35851

  • Reported component name

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Reported component ID

    5725D0600

  • Reported release

    603

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2021-02-10

  • Closed date

    2021-10-05

  • Last modified date

    2021-10-05

  • 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":"Sterling B2B Integrator"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"603"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
06 October 2021