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IT15764: USING SPECIAL CHARACTERS IN SFTP PASSWORD MAY RESULT IN FAILURE TO CONNECT TO SFTP SERVER

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When connecting to SFTP server, such as via a log target
    archive upload, if the user's password contains a special
    character such as '@' then DataPower may generate a DNS error
    and fail to connect to SFTP server.
    

Local fix

  • Remove special character from password.
    

Problem summary

  • Affected are DataPower configurations with Logging Target
    objects using FTP or SFTP upload.
    
    If the configured file server username or password contains
    any of the characters ':', '@' or '%' (colon, commercial at or
    percent
    sign), the server login will fail and so will the log file
    upload.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT15764

  • Reported component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Reported component ID

    DP1234567

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-06-16

  • Closed date

    2016-07-29

  • Last modified date

    2016-09-16

  • 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

  • R700 PSN

       UP

  • R710 PSN

       UP

  • R720 PSN

       UP

  • R750 PSN

       UP

  • R751 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: IBM DataPower Gateways
General

Software version: 7.0.0

Reference #: IT15764

Modified date: 16 September 2016