Multiple Quotes Are Leading To Garbled ICS (Doc ID 2085487.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Connector for Microsoft Outlook - Version 7.0 and later
Oracle Communications Calendar Server - Version 7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When the CN of an attendee is stored and wrapped in multiple quotes, the ICS becomes garbled while creating a Calendar event in Outlook Connector (v8.0.2.1.0).

Ex:
mail=inc20290@uk.oracle.com, CN=inc20290
mail=inc.120894@uk.oracle.com CN='"INC 120894"'


You will notice that the latter one has been wrapped in single-quote, double-quote, double-quote, single-quote.

The davserver log contains the following:


You can see the event containing only the first attendee and the (garbled) line:
  ATTENDEE;CN='"\nX-S1OC-OUTLOOK-FREEBUSY:2

Cause

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