Login With a Password Containing German Umlauts or Special Characters is Not Possible From the Java Client (Doc ID 1294022.1)

Last updated on JUNE 30, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Agile Engineering Data Management - Version 6.1.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On Oracle Agile EDM 6.1.1 with the Java Client

Find when using German Umlauts (ä, ö, ü) and/or special characters like (!"#$%&/()=) in the user password the user is not able to login.
6.1.1 HF26 which fixes bug 9471196 is installed.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Expect special characters and German Umlaut to work in the user password.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
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1. Change the user password including an Umlaut (ä, ö, ü) and/or special characters (!"#$%&/()=)
2. Logout and login again with the new password
Login is not possible due to wrong password.

Cause

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