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JR46029: Derivation field of a column connected to IA DataRules plugin should have the characters ",',&,<,> escaped .

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If any of the ",',&,<,> characters appear in the Derivation
    field of a column on a link connected to IA Data rules stage
    plugin , then
    clicking on "Configure Rules" button throws a XML parsing error.
    

Local fix

  • use stage variables to handle Derivation column or put copy
    stage between Transformer stage and Data Rule stage.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    Users using IA DataRules stage in Datastage.
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    When Derivation field of a column contains any of the  5 XML
    special characters(",',&,<,>) , then clicking on Edit Assembly
    button on the DataRules stage editor throws an error and does
    not open.
    ****************************************************************
    RECOMMENDATION:
    Apply patch JR46029
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • These xml special characters need to be escaped before parsing
    them , only then the Rules Editor would open.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR46029

  • Reported component name

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Reported component ID

    5724Q36DS

  • Reported release

    870

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-03-14

  • Closed date

    2013-04-19

  • Last modified date

    2013-04-19

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  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Fixed component ID

    5724Q36DS

Applicable component levels

  • R870 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: InfoSphere DataStage

Software version: 8.7

Reference #: JR46029

Modified date: 2013-04-19