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Calendar Items do not sync to the device but mails and contacts work fine

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Novell Data Synchronizer Mobility Pack
Novell GroupWise 2012 Support Pack 1


Calendar Items do not sync to the device but mails and contacts work fine
ERROR:" Failure parsing soap response. Response string: None; Exception EntityRef: expecting ';', line 1, column 4086" in /var/log/datasync/connectors/default.pipeline1.groupwise-AppInterface.log


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& in the View Name causes the issue

Additional Information

Steps to Duplicate:
  1. Login to GroupWise CLient
  2. Click New Appt and put someone ese in the To field
  3. Click File | Save View
  4. Save the file as test1.vew
  5. Set the View Name to test&test
  6. Double click test1.vew
  7. Fill the additional fields
  8. Send the Appointment
  9. Switch to Calendar
  10. Click View | Details
  11. Right Click on the Top Row and click More Columns and move "View" from Available Columns to Selected Columns
  12. Search the Appointment that was sent and you will see the View Name as test&test


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  • Document ID:7011290
  • Creation Date:31-OCT-12
  • Modified Date:10-DEC-13
    • NovellGroupWise
      GroupWise Mobility Service

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