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WCS11g Unable to create users with @ at mark symbol in the username (Doc ID 1946450.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Creation of user with '@' symbol in the username fails on WebCenter Sites 11g.

Error message:

The username you entered contains special characters.
They are not allowed in username.
Please correct the issue and try again.

This type of username was allowed in previous versions.


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