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PI26299: FOR LONG USERNAME AND PASSWORD THE HTTP BASIC AUTHENTICATION MIGHT NOT BE RECOGNIZED BY THE SERVER.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When the username or password is long the base64 http basic auth
    value might exceed 176 chars and carriage return are added to
    the basic auth value, which is not correct according to the rfc
    that rules the basic auth scheme.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * all                                                          *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * When using a long username and / or password the basic auth  *
    * token generated by the soa extension might contains carriage *
    * return. As a result the server will not recognize the basic  *
    * auth, even if both username and password are correct.        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * For such use case the basic authentication token can be      *
    * manually inserted into the http header of the call.          *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed into the RPT 8.6.0.1 version so that carriage return are
    removed.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI26299

  • Reported component name

    PERF TESTER WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724J9601

  • Reported release

    851

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-09-23

  • Closed date

    2014-10-20

  • Last modified date

    2014-10-20

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    PERF TESTER WIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5724J9601

Applicable component levels

  • R860 PSY

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Document information

More support for: Rational Performance Tester

Software version: 8.5.1

Reference #: PI26299

Modified date: 20 October 2014