E-LDAP: PT 8.50 LDAP Not Working for DN With Special Characters

(Doc ID 1141946.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.50 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for Relevance 03-JUL-2013***

Symptoms

In PT8.50, if a user has a DN that contains special characters, LDAP login will fail in Peoplesoft.

Replicate Steps:
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1. setup LDAP authentication in PT8.5
2. In LDAP Server, Create a user under an OU that has special characters, like "/" and "("
3. Logon with that user

Changes

This was working in PT 8.49 and earlier versions

Cause

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