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Can't use < > % in alert definition names

Details

  • Type: Bug Bug
  • Status: Closed Closed
  • Priority: Critical Critical
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • Affects Version/s: 4.6.5
  • Fix Version/s: 4.6.6
  • Component/s: Alerts
  • Case Links:
  • Regression:
    Yes

Description

Symptoms:

When attempting to create an alert definition of "Linux Platform Availability = 0%" I receive the following in the UI: "A resource name can not contain any of the following characters: / < > & * ? %"

Steps to Reproduce:

1.) Create above alert definition

Actual Results:

"A resource name can not contain any of the following characters: / < > & * ? %"

Expected Results:

Successful Alert Definition Creation

Activity

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Wes Schlichter added a comment -

It is a common best practice to name the alert definition to describe the conditions themselves.

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Wes Schlichter added a comment - It is a common best practice to name the alert definition to describe the conditions themselves.
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Wes Schlichter added a comment -

This is not invalid. For customers who use that pattern already this will be unacceptable.

There are better ways to fix this the vulnerability.

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Wes Schlichter added a comment - This is not invalid. For customers who use that pattern already this will be unacceptable. There are better ways to fix this the vulnerability.
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Adar Margalit added a comment -

Also if a name exists containing one of the mentioned characters, clicking on Edit Configuration Properties yields the popup. See comments on HQ-1892.

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Adar Margalit added a comment - Also if a name exists containing one of the mentioned characters, clicking on Edit Configuration Properties yields the popup. See comments on HQ-1892.
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Wes Schlichter added a comment -

Adar's comment above is only partially valid. If the name contains valid code to cause a pop up then it will display a popup.

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Wes Schlichter added a comment - Adar's comment above is only partially valid. If the name contains valid code to cause a pop up then it will display a popup.
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rivka pints (c) added a comment -

verified on 4.6.6.BUILD-20120520.132831-11

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rivka pints (c) added a comment - verified on 4.6.6.BUILD-20120520.132831-11

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    1 year, 48 weeks, 2 days ago