16.10 - Working with Restrictions on XML Attribute Name Values - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Security Administration

Teradata Database
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June 2017
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English (United States)

When you specify certain element attributes in an IP XML document, the attribute values must conform to XML rules.

There is no length restriction for an attribute value.
Attribute Restrictions
<user name> An XML string name that conforms to the following:
  • Any character is allowed
  • You must escape characters that have special functions in XML, for example, you must express:
    • “ (double-quotation marks) as &quot
    • & (ampersand) as &amp
    • < (less-than) as &lt

The value of a user name attribute must correspond to an existing Teradata Database username.

<ip filter name>
  • <tag>
  • <tagref>
A non-colonized XML name, which can contain only:
  • Letters A through Z and/or a through z
  • Digits zero through 9
  • _ (low line)
  • - (hyphen)
  • . (period)
  • Ideographs

You cannot start a name with a digit, hyphen, or period.