E-CA: DataMover Step Fails When User Password Contains Ampersand (&)
(Doc ID 2311270.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2019
Applies to:PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.55 to 8.56 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
On : 8.55 version, Change Assistant
When applying Change Package with Change Assistant, when the Change Assistant calls the DataMover (psdmtx.exe), if the user's password contains an ampersand (&) the job errors as follows
Message Set Number: 0
Message Number: 0
Message Reason: Invalid User ID and password for signon. (0,0)
PSDMTX Error: signon
'3' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
Invalid User ID and password for signon. (0,0) PSDMTX Error: signon
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Use Change Assistant to apply maintenance to a target
2. Specify the maintenance UserId e.g. PS or VP1, that has an ampersand (&) in the password field
3. Observe the error as reported
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