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IT11215: SFTP ISSUE PASSING CERTAIN NON-ALPHANUMERIC CHARACTERS IN PASSWORD

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Affected are users who try to send an SFTP request with a
    password containing certain non-alphanumeric characters such as
    but not limited to  the characters # and =
    Customers observing this issue may see symptoms such as the
    following in the logs:
    Thu Oct 21 2015 10:00:07 [0x80e005c7][ssh][info]
    mpgw(SAMPLE-SSH):
    gtid(XXXXX): SSH client: command-line line 0: garbage at end of
    line; "$".
    

Local fix

  • Use passwords without special characters
    

Problem summary

  • Affected is use of SFTP or SSH.
    
    User who uses special characters such as Number(#) or Equal(=)
    in password for SFTP or SSH connection may see the error
    'garbage at end of line'.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT11215

  • Reported component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Reported component ID

    DP1234567

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2015-09-14

  • Closed date

    2015-12-11

  • Last modified date

    2016-02-01

  • 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

    DATAPOWER

  • Fixed component ID

    DP1234567

Applicable component levels

  • R600 PSY

       UP

  • R601 PSY

       UP

  • R700 PSY

       UP

  • R710 PSY

       UP

  • R720 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: IBM DataPower Gateways
General

Software version: 7.1

Reference #: IT11215

Modified date: 01 February 2016