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JR46993: UCA INPUT/OUTPUT PARAMETERS MAY BE CORRUPTED AFTER SCHEDULING WHEN THEY CONTAIN UNICODE CHARACTERS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When using Unicode characters in your business processes and the
    operating system locale does not support Unicode, UCA
    input/output parameters may be corrupted.
    
    When scheduling an UCA, the parameters are stored in the
    database after converting to a byte array using the system's
    default encoding.
    This conversion may corrupt the parameters when containing
    characters the system's default encoding does not support.
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • When using Unicode characters in your business processes and the
    operating system locale does not support Unicode, UCA
    input/output parameters may be corrupted.
    
    PROBLEM DETAILED DESCRIPTION:
    When scheduling an UCA, the parameters are stored in the
    database after converting to a byte array using the system's
    default encoding.
    This conversion may corrupt the parameters when containing
    characters the system's default encoding does not support.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The fix uses UTF-8 encoding to solve the problem. For running
    instances the problem might occur further.
    
    FIX AVAILABILITY:
    iFix for 8.0.1.0 is available on Fix Central, search for APAR
    JR46993 at http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/
    
    Fix is also targetted for inclusion in next fixpack for BPM
    BPM 8.0.1, BPM 8.5.0
    
    When obtaining any of the above fixes, be sure to download the
    accompanying readme, for itself and any prerequisite fixes, and
    review them thorougly.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR46993

  • Reported component name

    BPM ADVANCED

  • Reported component ID

    5725C9400

  • Reported release

    801

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-06-18

  • Closed date

    2013-10-02

  • Last modified date

    2013-10-02

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

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

    JR46995

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    BPM ADVANCED

  • Fixed component ID

    5725C9400

Applicable component levels

  • R801 PSY

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Document information

More support for: IBM Business Process Manager Advanced

Software version: 8.0.1

Reference #: JR46993

Modified date: 02 October 2013


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