When running a CA Access Gateway (SPS), setting the proxyrules.xml
with this config :
brings an issue in CA Access Gateway (SPS), as it reports error :
SEVERE: Exception starting filter [__service_dispatcher]
javax.servlet.ServletException: Failed to initialize proxy rule service
at com.netegrity.proxy.service.SmProxyRules.init(Unknown Source)
Caused by: java.lang.UnsupportedOperationException: Proxy rule xml
file /opt/CA/secure-proxy/proxy-engine/conf/proxyrules.xml not loaded!
The xml standard doesn't allow the use of & character as stated here :
2.4 Character Data and Markup
The ampersand character (&) and the left angle bracket (<) must not
appear in their literal form, except when used as markup delimiters,
or within a comment, a processing instruction, or a CDATA section.
In light of this, one might be able to pass it by setting the
following character :