Windows Remote Connect change password fail

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Article ID: 101464

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Products

CA Privileged Access Manager - Cloakware Password Authority (PA) PAM SAFENET LUNA HSM CA Privileged Access Manager (PAM)

Issue/Introduction

When customer is using Windows Remote Connector to update Windows local account password with PCP(Password Composition Policy) enabled with special characters, '\', selected, the password update process fails.

Cause

This is Defect in JAVA source code of Windows Remote connector agent which doesn't recognize character '\' as a character which cause the error to process password as a whole word.

Environment

PAM 3.1.1
Windows 7, 10

Resolution

Defect has been addressed in PAM 3.1.2 and 3.2.1