User Having "&" And "+" Sign In Their Password, Cannot Create FR Database Connection (Doc ID 1321336.1)

Last updated on JULY 28, 2016

Applies to:

Hyperion BI+ - Version: 9.3.1.3.00 and later   [Release: 9.3 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You're trying to create a new database connection for Financial Reporting but you're receiving an error: "Could not authenticate the specified user. %0."  Not all users are affected; only those whose passwords contain an ampersand ("&") and/or a plus sign ("+").

Cause

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