E-SEC: Using PET To Encrypt String With Md5_generate Algorithm Creates 'XML Is Invalid" Error (Doc ID 1593440.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 31, 2015

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.53 and later
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On : 8.53.06 version, Security

When attempting to use PET with md5_generate algorithm to encrypt the data, the "test encryption profile" will always give "XML is Invalid" error.
the following error occurs.

"XML is Invalid"

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Login PIA as super user
2. Going to PeopleTools->Security->Encryption,select Algorithm Chain
3. Add the following algorithms


4. Save the change.

5.Go to PeopleTools->Security->Encryption Profile, create a new encryption profile

6.Go to PeopleTools->Security->Test Encryption Profile, test this new encryption profile. After clicking "Run Encryption Profile", "XML is invalid" error will occur.


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