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Cisco Bug: CSCtc70770 - Installer should escape special characters in DB XML file

Last Modified

Jan 31, 2017

Products (1)

  • Cisco Data Center Network Manager

Known Affected Releases

4.2(1.53)

Description (partial)

Symptom:
DCNM server throws XML parser exception when giving special characters like &, <, >, ' and " in the DB username or password.

Because of the exception DCNM server not able to establish connectivity to the DB server and client login always fails.
 
DCNM installer should escape the special characters before writing into database XML files.

Conditions:
This happens only when there are special chars in the db password.

Workaround(s):
Contact Cisco TAC for workaround.

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