ZOWE Endevor Plugin bad request with ENV name starting with pound sign

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Article ID: 208616

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Products

CA Endevor Software Change Manager (SCM) CA Endevor Software Change Manager - ECLIPSE Plugin (SCM)

Issue/Introduction

Use ZOWE Endevor plugin to list elements, the environment name has the leading pound sign '#'

$ zowe endevor list elements "SAMPLE" -i IBM4 --env "#T1A" --sn 2 --sys NUEF --sub NUEF --typ BPGCOB

 

Command Error:

Rest API failure with HTTP(S) status 400

Error Details:

HTTP(S) error status "400" received.

Review request details (resource, base path, credentials, payload) and ensure correctness.

 

Host:      <hostname>
Port:      <port>
Base Path: EndevorService/rest
Resource:  IBM4/env/#T1A/stgnum/2/sys/NUEF/subsys/NUEF/type/BPGCOB/ele/SAMPLE?data=all
Request:   GET
Headers:   [{"Accept":"application/json"}]
Payload:   undefined 

 

Cause

This issue is related to HTTP request string encoding. It removes everything after pound sign, and cause the Invalid request - HTTP(s) 400 error. 

EWS0745E message found in JSON response - which means that there is a problem with request validation. that's old WS message. request validation logic was changed in July 2019 and before this update only A-Z,0-9 characters are allowed for environment name. 

Environment

Release : 18.1

Component : CA Endevor Software Change Manager

ZOWE 1.9

Resolution

Update Endevor Web Services to the latest maintenance level.  

Intsall newer version of Endevor Zowe Plugin 5.7.3

zowe plugins install broadcom-endevor-for-zowe-cli-5.7.3.tgz