E-FTP: View Attachment URL with '.'(dot) characters at the end of dynamically generated value

(Doc ID 2400863.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2018

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

View Attachment URL with '.'(dot) characters at the end of dynamically generated value(Before the file name) may cause an issue if you have any siteminder rule OR similar rule that  having a filter "./" as BadUrlCharacter.

Eg:


Working URL: 

https://server name/psc/instance/view/pQzUdYlA8vB_vXBC8LputRAJFSuF.PHf4XIz4HBse7FReyyWn_2QXmRo8j_UWneu4uwFd358DTdfdCCLmkaybML/abc.pdf

Not Working URL:
https://server name/psc/instance/view/pQzUdYlA8vB_vXBC8LputRAJFSuF.PHf4XIz4HBse7FReyyWn_2QXmRo8j_UWneu4uwFd358DTdfdCCLmkaybML./abc.pdf

In above 'not working URL' cause 500 Error. While generating the URL a .(DOT) created before '/'. Customer having Siteminder rule has "./" defined as a BadUrlCharacter. "./" could be removed from the possibilities of the generated URL since it is a known URL hack.


 

Cause

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