E-FTP: File Attachment Dotdot .. Directory References No Longer Working On 8.53.22 and 8.54.10 or Higher (Doc ID 2004087.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 17, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.54 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

For PeopleTools File Attachment functions such as AddAttachment, GetAttachment, PutAttachment, DeleteAttachment, DetachAttachment, the dotdot .. directory reference to refer to one directory up is no longer working after upgrading to 8.53.22 or 8.54.10 or higher.  The dotdot no longer references one directory up.

For example:
ftp://user:passwd@my.site.com/../../README now goes to ftp://user:passwd@my.site.com/README

 

Cause

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