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JR45379: CMVC 226279 - The maximum number of characters allowed in the URL field on Marketing Content is too short.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The maximum number of characters allowed in the URL field on
    Marketing Content in Management Center is currently 254
    characters. When business users try to input a URL longer then
    254 characters, they will see an error and will not be able to
    use this URL as a click action. URLs taken from search based
    navigation links are often longer than 254 characters.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • USERS AFFECTED:
    WebSphere Commerce users on v7.0 using Marketing Content in
    Management Center
    
    PROBLEM ABSTRACT:
    The maximum number of characters allowed in the URL field on
    Marketing Content is too short.
    
    BUSINESS IMPACT:
    Business users are unable to enter a URL they have copied from
    their storefront.
    
    RECOMMENDATION:
    

Problem conclusion

  • The length of the URL column in the COLLATERAL table was
    increased from 254 to 1024.
    
    -------------------------------------------------------------
    The latest available maintenance information can be obtained
    from the Recommended Fixes for WebSphere Commerce technote:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=3046&uid=swg21261296
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR45379

  • Reported component name

    WC BUS EDITION

  • Reported component ID

    5724I3800

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-01-15

  • Closed date

    2013-05-28

  • Last modified date

    2013-05-28

  • 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

    WC BUS EDITION

  • Fixed component ID

    5724I3800

Applicable component levels

  • R700 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
28 May 2013