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PI87443: HTTP PROXY ALTERS URL CHARACTERS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • STEPS TO REPRODUCE :
    - Have your web browser go through the RIT proxy
    - Go to this URL example :
    https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d2530.20047
    8736368!2d3.0952035145074657!3d50.64196778142943!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0
    !3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x47c32a01bf84f03d%3A0xb13651
    c0f0b26612!2s32+Avenue+Emile+Zola%2C+59370+Mons-en-Bar%C5%93ul!5
    e0!3m2!1sfr!2sfr!4v1490215127917
    (https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=%211m18%211m12%211m3%211d2
    530.200478736368%212d3.0952035145074657%213d50.64196778142943%21
    2m3%211f0%212f0%213f0%213m2%211i1024%212i768%214f13.1%213m3%211m
    2%211s0x47c32a01bf84f03d%3A0xb13651c0f0b26612%212s32+Avenue+Emil
    e+Zola%2C+59370+Mons-en-Bar%C5%93ul%215e0%213m2%211sfr%212sfr%21
    4v1490215127917
    
    EXPECTED RESULT :
    The page should return "The Google Maps Embed API must be used
    in an iframe."
    
    ACTUAL RESULT :
    We get the following error message : "Invalid request. One of
    the input parameters contains a non-UTF-8 string."
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of the HTTP Proxy where URLs contain special ASCII     *
    * characters                                                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * The URLs can become corrupted and unusable                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to RTCP version 9.1.1.1 and use the HTTP Proxy from  *
    * this release                                                 *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The HTTP Proxy version 9.1.1.1 now correctly handles all URL
    characters.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI87443

  • Reported component name

    RATL INTEGRA TE

  • Reported component ID

    5725G79IT

  • Reported release

    871

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-09-15

  • Closed date

    2017-12-19

  • Last modified date

    2017-12-19

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Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RATL INTEGRA TE

  • Fixed component ID

    5725G79IT

Applicable component levels

  • R800 PSN

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  • R801 PSN

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  • R850 PSN

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  • R851 PSN

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  • R860 PSN

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  • R870 PSN

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  • R871 PSN

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Document information

More support for: Rational Test Workbench

Software version: 871

Reference #: PI87443

Modified date: 19 December 2017