DIP Fails to Validate Mapping Rules if Source Attributes Contains Special Characters (Doc ID 1560420.1)

Last updated on JULY 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 10.1.4.3 to 11.1.1.7.0 [Release 10gR3 to 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

DIP fails to validate mapping rules When source attributes contains special characters

When using custom attributes/custom object class in mapping rules, source attributes cannot be validated if the description contains special characters such as ", / etc

The error returned is:
[APP: DIP#11.1.1.2.0] Error ATTRIBUTE_RULE:26:source attribute ''usertype'' does not exist

Example:

attributetypes: ( 2.16.840.1.113894.9999.1.4 NAME 'usertype'
DESC 'Test Attribute (test/attribute/for/problem)'
EQUALITY caseIgnoreMatch
SYNTAX 1.3.6.1.4.1.1466.115.121.1.15
SINGLE-VALUE USAGE userApplications
SIZE '32' )

Cause

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