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LightWave Client: large scaled integer values are not serialized correctly


An issue exists with serialization of large scaled integer values from an IPM field to the JSON payload. The issue causes the serialization output field to be filled with asterisks ('*') when the length of the conversion output exceeds a certain width. This leads to the value appearing as asterisks in the JSON payload.

Advisory Release Date

June 25, 2020

Affected Versions

  • All

Fixed Versions



A hotfix is available for this issue for the 1.0.4 release. Once the hotfix is installed, the serialization issue will not occur. Note that this is a rollup hotfix which includes these previous hotfixes:

Note that this hotfix is for the 1.0.4 release only. If you would like a hotfix prepared for another release, please open a support case and let us know the release you're using.

Hotfix Installation

Install the hotfix by following these steps:

  1. Download the hotfix PAK file using the link below and transfer the file to your NonStop system using binary transfer.               
  2. Unpak the hotfix PAK file, which contains the following file:               
    • CLIENT - The CLIENT process program file.
  3. Stop any existing CLIENT processes.
  4. Replace the existing CLIENT program file with the hotfix CLIENT program file.
  5. Restart the CLIENT processes.

The VPROC for this hotfix is:

  • TNS/E - T0000H06_25JUN2020_NuWave_LWC_1_0_4_6_H_9f550d93
  • TNS/X - T0000L06_25JUN2020_NuWave_LWC_1_0_4_6_H_9f550d93

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