Garbage value in metadata while extracting via smfedexport using 12.8 SP03 policy server

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CA Single Sign On Secure Proxy Server (SiteMinder) CA Single Sign On Agents (SiteMinder) CA Single Sign On Federation (SiteMinder) CA Single Sign On SOA Security Manager (SiteMinder) SITEMINDER

Issue/Introduction

 

We're running a Policy Server and when we try to export metadata using
smfedexport command, then the export file presents garbage character
in the certificate :

  <ds:X509Certificate>
  MIIHBDCCBeygAwIBAgIQCeom3K8k8uBNN5lzsqnyaTANBgkqhkiG9w0BAQsFADBEMQswCQYDVQQG&#13;
  EwJVUzEVMBMGA1UEChMMRGlnaUNlcnQgSW5jMR4wHAYDVQQDExVEaWdpQ2VydCBHbG9iYWwgQ0Eg&#13;

How can we fix that ?

 

Environment

 

  Policy server 12.8 SP03 on RedHat 6;

 

Resolution

 

Upgrade Policy Server to 12.8SP4 to benefit the following fix :

  Defects Fixed in 12.8.04

    20018179, 01349582, 01371484, 20017847, 20019724 DE422943, DE416865,
    DE423098 SAML metadata contains "&#13;" characters when it is
    exported using the smfedexport tool. Policy Server reports the
    following error when the smfedexport tool is executed: SLF4J: Failed
    to load class ""org.slf4j.impl.StaticLoggerBinder""

  https://techdocs.broadcom.com/content/broadcom/techdocs/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/layer7-identity-and-access-management/single-sign-on/12-8/release-notes/service-packs/Defects-Fixed-in-12_8_04.html