PM84023: 'Error opening catalog' using SAXT v11.4.0.1 with an apostrophe in username

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • 'Error opening catalog' using SAXT v11.4.0.1 with an apostrophe
    in the user name
    
    Expected Results: To be able to log into SAXT when the username
    contains an apostrophe in it.
    
    Actual Results: The user gets an 'Error opening catalog' error
    when using SAXT with a username that contains an apostrophe in
    it. (e.g. Domain\O'Hara)
    
    Steps to reproduce:
    1. Create a new login on the server, for example:
    ServerName\O'Hara
    2. Add the new user into SA Catalog Manager
    3. Add the user to the encyclopedia and assign a role
    4. Publish XT Reader views and you will get an error:
    'Failed to update the Optimized XT Reader Views'
    5. Log into the computer with the new user name and launch SAXT
    6. Enter the server name and you will get the error:
    'Error opening catalog'
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
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    Unable to use SA XT when logging in with an apostrophe in
    the user name.
    

Problem conclusion

  • User names with an apostrophe/single quote need to be
    escaped at the database IO layer.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM84023

  • Reported component name

    TLOGIC SYS ARCH

  • Reported component ID

    5724V68SA

  • Reported release

    B40

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-03-04

  • Closed date

    2013-06-14

  • Last modified date

    2013-06-14

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TLOGIC SYS ARCH

  • Fixed component ID

    5724V68SA

Applicable component levels

  • RB40 PSN

       UP



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More support for:

Rational System Architect

Software version:

11.4

Reference #:

PM84023

Modified date:

2013-06-14

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