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JR34770: CANNOT CREATE NEW PROJECTS WITH NON-DEFAULT SHORT DATE FORMAT

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Datastage server using the following short date format
    short date format = ddd dd/MM/yyyy
    
    Will fail to create new projects via the datastage administrator
    clients and the following error will be observed.
    
    "Invalid node name: %1."
    
    Using the short date format = dd/MM/yyyy will create the project
    without errors via the administrator clients.
    

Local fix

  • Set the short date format = dd/MM/yyyy
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    Users with customized Regional/Language settings (short date
    format)
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    Users running DS Admin on systems with customized Regional
    Settings for the Short Date Format caused Project Creation to
    fail with a message "Invalid Node Name %1".
    ****************************************************************
    RECOMMENDATION:
    Resolution was to check the expect "/" characters exist, if
    not, change any spaces to "/".
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Discovered an error in the VB 6 runtime function "Format"
    which failed in this circumstance to format dates correctly.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR34770

  • Reported component name

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Reported component ID

    5724Q36DS

  • Reported release

    810

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2009-11-06

  • Closed date

    2009-11-13

  • Last modified date

    2009-11-13

  • 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

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Fixed component ID

    5724Q36DS

Applicable component levels

  • R810 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
12 October 2021