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After Update problems with special characters("ü" in UTF8) in xml channel names



HTTP Data Advanced Sensor with xml result of external URL Request.

xml Channel Name "gültig" were accepted for years and serveral PRTG Versions. Last PRTG Version without Problems:

After the update a new channel is added to PRTG and displayed as "g?ltig" - and the old channel "gültig" is not updated anymore.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>

http-data-advanced-sensor special-characters xml

Created on Sep 7, 2022 8:41:04 AM

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Hi Georg,

I recreated the issue with this output. It seems that our update of the HTTP engine changed it a bit. To get back the ü you can change the channel name to g&uuml;ltig. This should encode the ü in the right way.

Kind regards

Felix Wiesneth - Team Tech Support

Created on Sep 9, 2022 12:22:58 PM by  Felix Wiesneth [Paessler Support]

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