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IT06796: DATAPOWER URL-OPEN EXTENSION FUNCTION DOES NOT ALLOW SENDING A HTTP PUT REQUEST WITH AN EMPTY BODY

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • DataPower URL-Open extension function did not allow sending the
    RFC2616 edge case for HTTP PUT and/or POST request of sending
    with an empty body.
    

Local fix

  • Create a chained MPGW service to remove dummy body XML content
    from originating service URL-Open and inject HTTP header
    "Content-Length:  0" to indicate the empty body entity.
    

Problem summary

  • Sending an HTTP POST or PUT with a zero byte body, the url-open
    extension function includes the content length header.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT06796

  • Reported component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Reported component ID

    DP1234567

  • Reported release

    600

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-01-28

  • Closed date

    2015-04-08

  • Last modified date

    2015-05-06

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Modules/Macros

  • 0
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Fixed component ID

    DP1234567

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: IBM DataPower Gateways
General

Software version: 6.0.0

Reference #: IT06796

Modified date: 06 May 2015