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E-PORTAL: Link from iHub on PT 8.56 to CP on PT8.55 causes error "You are not Authorized (40,20)" error when Creating Label (for Page Title) (Doc ID 2458901.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2021

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.56 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


PT 8.56 Portal to content provider on PT 8.55

When clicking on a link form the portal to a content provider the user gets the following error:  


You are not authorized (40,20)

Unencode referrer URL was causing Auth Error and Error Creating Label (for page title) because it was creating a src URL in the (hidden) iFrame with id="ptremotedatagetter" that was escaped, and looked like this:

When the browser tried to load it, it didn't recognize it as a valid URL, so it appended it to the the current portal URL, and ended up trying to load this:

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users get an error message but it does not affect anything else. It is just an annoyance. Clicking OK on the error it goes away. Also this error only happens the first time a user goes from the portal to the content provider.




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