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Username with email address containing @ cannot login due to URL encoding of username

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Article ID: 133155

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Products

CA Advanced Authentication - Strong Authentication (AuthMinder / WebFort) CA Strong Authentication CA Risk Authentication CA Advanced Authentication

Issue/Introduction

At 9.0.02 Login failure is encountered in a system that is Siteminder integrated with Advanced Authentication. 



Cause

In version 9.0.02, the "@" in the username  is url encoded by AA and passed to siteminder. This results in login failure  as  siteminder rejects the user login.  The issue was introduced in version 9.0.02. 


Environment

Release : 9.0.02 

Component : AuthMinder(Arcot WebFort) integrated with Siteminder

Resolution

Removed URL encoding on the login username.  A hot fix fort his version 9.0.02  issue exists  - patch identified by CA-Adapter-9.0.2-DE397648_DE396284_DE404581_DE398607-Hotfix.zip exists and can be obtained via Broadcom Support. 

Additional Information

None.