libprotobuf error for non utf-8 characters in VNM.OUT

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Article ID: 198708

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Products

CA Spectrum

Issue/Introduction

The following error is logged in the VNM.OUT file:

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[libprotobuf ERROR ..\..\..\..\third_party\protobuf\src\google\protobuf\wire_format_lite.cc:629] String field 'SpectrumCMGRPC.ConfigText.configText' contains invalid UTF-8 data when serializing a protocol buffer. Use the 'bytes' type if you intend to send raw bytes.
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Cause

Protobuf errors are displayed on VNM.OUT when non utf-8 characters are sent to ncmservice

Environment

Release : 20.2

Component : Spectrum Core / SpectroSERVER

Resolution

This issue will be fixed in upcoming Spectrum release - DX NetOps 21.2 (GA release now available on support.broadcom.com)