The error "For security purposes, the input has been discarded." appears while working with multiple tabs or browser windows.

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Article ID: 157414

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Products

Messaging Gateway

Issue/Introduction

When using multiple tabs or browser windows to administrate the Symantec Messaging Gateway appliance version 10.0 you may see an error and any modifications or requests may not take effect.

For security purposes, the input has been discarded.

Cause

This error is related to security enhancements added to provide protection against Cross Site Scripting (XSS) attacks.

Resolution

The Symantec Messaging Gateway Control Center is not designed to be administered using multiple tabs or browser windows of the same instance and doing so is not supported. Using multiple tabs or browser windows may result in unexpected behavior and the behavior may change across different versions.