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1988845 - RFC Client Configuration rejects ampersands "&" in password field - Data Services 4.x


Ampersands (&) in the password field of the RFC Client configuration is rejected.

Once changes have been applied, the  RFC ProgramID field name is reset to "undefined".

When using the RFC Client for IDocs on DS version 4.0 and 4.1. Having an ampersand in the password in the BO Data Services Management Console - RFC Client configuration deletes the RFC settings and makes the change of the RFC settings impossible. 



This issue shows up on the following versions

  • DS Version: and
  • JobServer
  • JobEngine
  • Repository
  • Oracle 11g


SAP Data Services 4.0 ; SAP Data Services 4.1


RFC Client configuration Password filed , KBA , EIM-DS-SVR , Administration/Server , Bug Filed

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