PM79813: MULTIPLE VALUES FOR 'DISPLAYNAME' ATTRIBUTE IN LDAP FAILS PEOPLE PICKER TO DISPLAY SEARCH RESULT

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • People Picker Search fails for a user having multiple values for
    'displayName' attribute.
    
    Error traces is like this:
    java.lang.ClassCastException: java.util.ArrayList incompatible
    with java.lang.String
    [12/20/12 13:38:30:309 EET] 00000050 SystemErr     R    at
    com.ibm.wkplc.people.picker.poc.PickerXMLReader
    .returnXML(PickerXMLReader.java:694)
    [12/20/12 13:38:30:310 EET] 00000050 SystemErr     R    at
    com.ibm.wkplc.people.picker.poc.PickerXMLReader
    .parseSearch(PickerXMLReader.java:418)
    [12/20/12 13:38:30:310 EET] 00000050 SystemErr     R    at
    com.ibm.wkplc.people.picker.poc.PickerXMLReader
    .parse(PickerXMLReader.java:221)
    [12/20/12 13:38:30:310 EET] 00000050 SystemErr     R    at
    com.ibm.wps.resolver.xml.IdentityTransformerImpl
    .transformSAX(IdentityTransformerImpl.java:962)
    Opened for release 7002
    

Local fix

  • required code file corrected and handle this case.
    

Problem summary

  • If user displayName attribute stores multiple value then display
    of search result in People Picker fails due to improper handling
    of multiple values.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Official ifix has been provided to customer
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM79813

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE PORTA

  • Reported component ID

    5724E7600

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-12-31

  • Closed date

    2012-12-31

  • Last modified date

    2012-12-31

  • 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

    WEBSPHERE PORTA

  • Fixed component ID

    5724E7600

Applicable component levels

  • R700 PSY

       UP



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Document information


More support for:

WebSphere Portal

Software version:

7.0

Reference #:

PM79813

Modified date:

2012-12-31

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