Problem with special characters in 14.3 IP

book

Article ID: 142870

calendar_today

Updated On:

Products

CA Identity Manager CA Identity Governance CA Identity Portal CA Identity Suite

Issue/Introduction

An issue has been identified where some forms defined in CA Identity Portal do not display special (non-english) characters correctly.

 

Steps to Reproduce:

Step 1: Setup Localization for Svenska and define a form containing a Message Property where a freetext message can be entered. 

Step 2: Text is entered into this property in AdminUI, and this text contains characters Swedish (Svenska) characters åöä

Step 3: The form data looks OK in the admin UI but the Property text does not appear correctly in the user console e.g. ä appears as &#228 so Håkan is displayed as H&#228kan.

Cause

This is a programmatic issue.

Environment

Release : 14.3 CP1

Component : CA IDENTITY SUITE (VIRTUAL APPLIANCE)

Resolution

This issue is addressed by vAPP hotfix HF-DE442480-20200103-0001.tgz.gpg which is available upon request.  

Fix "HF-DE442480-20200103-0001.tgz.gpg" should be applied on top of the 14.3 CP1 cumulative patch set (deployed on IM, IG, IP).

Additional Information

This fix will be included in the next available CP