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2443690 - Foreign language characters causing issue in IDM 8.0

Symptom

  • SAP Identity Management objects (tasks, jobs, scripts, attributes, entry types etc.) containing some characters in foreign languages have become corrupted after time.
  • Example: In the IDM Developer Studio you are updating an attribute's description to include a foreign language character and you get the error "Update of Attribute failed" and observe a NullPointerException in the Eclipse log.
  • Example: In the IDM Developer Studio you are saving a Form and you get the error "Update of Process failed" and observe a NullPointerException in the Eclipse log.
  • The SAP Netweaver AS Java default traces may show the error:
    An exception of type 'WstxIOException' occurred.
    [EXCEPTION]
    org.apache.olingo.odata2.api.ep.EntityProviderException: An exception of type 'WstxIOException' occurred.

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Environment

SAP Identity Management 8.0

Product

SAP Identity Management 8.0

Keywords

German, Spanish, French, EntityProviderException, Unicode, Encode, Encoding , KBA , BC-IAM-IDM , Identity Management , Problem

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