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Junk characters in policy xmls

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Article ID: 200599

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Products

CA API Gateway API SECURITY CA API Gateway Precision API Monitoring Module for API Gateway (Layer 7) CA API Gateway Enterprise Service Manager (Layer 7) STARTER PACK-7 CA Microgateway

Issue/Introduction

After portal 3.5 migration to 4.x some policies in comments or wsdl's may have repeating junk characters like below ÃÂÂ&#131

These seem to be a bad migration of certain chars like - 

In SOAP, these junk characters are observed in wsdl section.

 

Environment

Release : 9.4

Component : Integration with APM

Resolution

Unexpected chars were from a portal 3.5 to 4.x migration. Unfortunately there is no automated way to fix this only manual. You will need to edit or remove the chars and readd assertions in a expected method.