E-PIA: POST Request Arrived With an Invalid ICSID Transactions Fail Using HP LoadRunner (Doc ID 2242394.1)

Last updated on MARCH 10, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.55 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 8.55 version, PIA Core Technology

ICSID Error

Transactions intermittently fail, ICSID value is invalid in the WebLogic log but is valid when sent to WebLogic from LoadRunner. The issue is that any time there is a "+" in the ICSID value, it is replaced by a blank space character, which renders it as invalid.


ERROR
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"Suspected session affinity issue because a POST request arrived with an invalid ICSID"

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Performing Load Testing from an HP LoadRunner to a Load Balancer with a Peoplesoft Weblogic Server.
2. When an ICSID value contains a "+" it is replaced by a "blank space" rendering it invalid.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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Due to this issue, whenever the error occurs, the user is immediately logged off as a security precaution.

Cause

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