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JR54037: PROCESS INSPECTOR DOES NOT HANDLE SPECIAL CHARACTERS PROPERLY

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When using process inspector to set task variable data, certain
    symbols do not get escaped properly when making the REST call.
    (ie.  ; / ? : & = + $ , #)  This causes the symbol to be lost
    when setting the values.
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • ERROR DESCRIPTION -
    When you use process inspector to modify task variables, certain
    characters are not saved as expected.
    
    
    PRODUCTS AFFECTED
    IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) Advanced
    IBM BPM Standard
    IBM BPM Express
    
    LOCAL FIX -
    None
    
    
    PROBLEM SUMMARY
    When attempting to modify task variables with values which
    include the following characters
    (; / ? : & = + $ , #) , the task variables are not saved
    properly.  These characters are not escaped properly and the
    variables are not persisted as the input values.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The fix is available for IBM BPM v8.5.0.1.  It will allow the
    characters mentioned above to be persisted properly.
    
    On Fix Central (http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral), search
    for JR54037
    
    1.Select IBM Business Process Manager with your edition from the
    product selector, the installed version to the fix pack level,
    and your platform, and then click Continue.
    2.Select APAR or SPR, enter JR54037, and click Continue.
    3.
    When you download fix packages, ensure that you also download
    the readme file for each fix. Review each readme file for
    additional installation instructions and information about the
    fix.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR54037

  • Reported component name

    BPM STANDARD

  • Reported component ID

    5725C9500

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-08-07

  • Closed date

    2015-10-13

  • Last modified date

    2015-10-13

  • 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

    BPM STANDARD

  • Fixed component ID

    5725C9500

Applicable component levels

  • R850 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
13 October 2015