Cannot Send Email To An Address Containing Apostrophe (Doc ID 1437901.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 30-Oct-2013

Symptoms

Sending an email to an address with containing an apostrophe the e-mail cannot be sent.

How To Reproduce it:

  1. Create a user that has an apostrophe in his email address (e.g. Scott.O'brien@oracle.com) or just set the email address of an existing user with an address that contains an apostrophe.
  2. Add the user to a group space as a member in any form (participant,moderator...).
  3. Add the Member List component in any page of that group space.
  4. Use the feature to send an email to the member by clicking on the envelope icon.
  5. As a result the outlook will not open and on the screen nothing happens.

Cause

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