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IT36643: TRADING PARTNER APIS TRUNCATING CUSTOM PROTOCOL EXTENSIONS' VALUES IF COLON SYMBOL IS PART OF EXTENSION VALUE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When making the Put/POST/PATCH to "/tradingpartners/" the
    Custom Protocol Extension field supplied was:
    "profileID:123:def" but got truncated to profileID:123.
    

Local fix

  • Code fix is provided to resolve the issue. While updating the
    partners using TradingPartner API, if the customProtocol
    Extension contains a colon inside value, fix is done to ensure
    that that value is not truncated and updates the correct value
    as expected.
    

Problem summary

  • Users Affected:
    All
    Problem Description:
    Trading Partner APIs are truncating the value of Custom Protocol
    Extensions if colon symbol is part of the extension value. Issue
    persists for updates (PUT) and partial updates (PATCH). This
    corrupts the partner configuration, rendering the partner
    unusable until the configuration is corrected via the UI.
    
    Platforms Affected
    
    All
    

Problem conclusion

  • Resolution Summary:
    A code fix is provided.
    
    Provided code fix for the issue, so that the values are not
    truncated when PUT/PATCH operation is done.
    Delivered in:
    6000305
    
    All future Fix Packs can be found in the Release Timeline
    Matrix:  https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6194265
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT36643

  • 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

    2021-04-21

  • Closed date

    2021-10-05

  • Last modified date

    2021-10-22

  • 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:
23 October 2021