WebService REST unable to resolve PromptSet with an underscore in the endpoint URL

Document ID : KB000084960
Last Modified Date : 14/04/2018
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Issue:
Error Message :
N/A

RA Web Service (WS) REST is unable to resolve PromptSets with an underscore (_) in the endpoint URL 

Investigation
  1. Create a WS REST connection
  2. Create a WS REST job 
  3. Enter an endpoint URL with an underscore in Prompt Sets (i.e. http://mp_api.automic.com
  4. Execute the WS REST job 
Results

Actual: The endpoint URL resolves as "http://" plus the resource (i.e. Request: GET http:///v1.1/plugins)
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Expected: The endpoint URL resolves as "http://mp_api.automic.com"
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Environment:
OS Version: N/A
Cause:
Cause type:
Defect
Root Cause: Overriding the URI Endpoint with a URI containing a "_" character leads to a mutilated URI.
Resolution:
Update to a fix version listed below or a newer version if available.

A problem has been fixed where an underline character "_" in field URL Endpoint of a REST connection object mutilated the URL. 

 

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
Component(s): RA Web Service REST

RA Web Service REST Solution 4.2.0 - Available
Additional Information:
Workaround :
Use IP address or avoid using underscores in the DNS.