P1479 - Special Characters in WBEM Password

Oct 03, 2013
Patch for Hardware Sentry KM for PATROL - Version(s) 1.8.00 1.8.01

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Patch content

WBEM Client Java library.

Should you install this patch?

Install this patch if the password used to connect to a WBEM server (SMI-S, cimserver, VMware) contains a special character, like '\' (backslash), '<' (lower than) or '>' (greater than).

What does it fix?

Special characters in passwords were misinterpreted by the WBEM client.

How to install the patch?

  1. Stop the PATROL Agent
  2. Copy the following file to the $PATROL_HOME/bin directory on the server where the PATROL Agent runs:
    • MS_HW_telnet.lib
  3. Restart the PATROL Agent.
Nothing needs to be installed on Console systems.