When using the operator "HTTP Post operator" the URL added does not work and show the error "Invalid URL Provided"

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Article ID: 191782

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CA Process Automation Base CA Service Management - Service Desk Manager

Issue/Introduction

When using the operator "HTTP Post operator" the URL added does not work and show the error  "Invalid URL Provided there is an illegal character on the path"

 

Cause

The issue is caused by having spaces in the URL used, "https://hostmane/sample test Item?xxxxx"

Tthe space cause the error as it is treated as special characters, spaces need to be removed or changed to %20

Environment

Release : 17.x

Component : PROCESS AUTOMATION CONTENT FOR SDM

Resolution

Change the special characters to HTML code, further information of this can be found under the link bellow

HTML URL Encoding Reference