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IT11733: OAUTH AUTHENTICATION WHOSE GRANT TYPE IS PASSWORD FAILS WHEN THE PASSWORD CONTAINS '%'

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When token service is used for authentication and the password
    for "grant_type=password" contains special character such as
    '%', an AAA authentication failure may occur.
    
    If the password is changed so that it doesn't contain '%',
    everything works successfully.
    
    
    The following errors may be seen:
    
    aaa warning 1278865 request 1.0.1.0 0x83800015
    web-token-service (OAuthTokenService): ldap authentication
    failed with (http-basic-auth, username='pizza'
    password='********'configured-realm='login' )
    multistep error 1278865 request 1.0.1.0 0x01d30001
    web-token-service (OAuthTokenService): AAA Authentication
    Failure
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • Affected is use of Token service.
    
    When token service is used for authentication and the password
    for "grant_type=password" contains special character such as
    '%', an AAA authentication failure may occur.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT11733

  • Reported component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Reported component ID

    DP1234567

  • Reported release

    720

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2015-10-13

  • Closed date

    2016-01-13

  • Last modified date

    2016-02-03

  • 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: 7.2

Reference #: IT11733

Modified date: 03 February 2016