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JR44541: WHEN QUERYING "USER DETAILS" REST API WITH A PATTERN (DUMMY*) RETURNS AN UNEXISTING CORRESPONDING USER

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APAR status

  • Closed as fixed if next.

Error description

  • Dummy user references get created in some database tables when
    "User Details" rest API is used to query a user that matches a
    pattern of an existing user but is a user that does not exist.
    
    These references are harmless and do not constitute any
    functional problems.
    

Local fix

  • Not using pattern as parameter
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  Users of BPM Express, Standard and          *
    *                  Advanced.                                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Dummy user references get created in    *
    *                      some database tables when               *
    *                      "User Details" rest API is used to      *
    *                      query a user that matches a             *
    *                      pattern of an existing user but is a    *
    *                      user that does not exist.               *
    *                      These references are harmless and do    *
    *                      not constitute any                      *
    *                      functional problems.                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Dummy user references get created in some database tables when
    "User Details" rest API is used to query a user that matches a
    pattern of an existing user but is a user that does not exist.
    These references are harmless and do not constitute any
    functional problems.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR44541

  • Reported component name

    BPM ADVANCED

  • Reported component ID

    5725C9400

  • Reported release

    751

  • Status

    CLOSED FIN

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-10-25

  • Closed date

    2012-12-21

  • Last modified date

    2012-12-21

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Fix information

Applicable component levels

  • R750 PSY

       UP

  • R800 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
21 December 2012