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Proxy Exception

403: Access Forbidden
Due to the presence of characters known to be used in Cross Site Scripting attacks, access is forbidden. This web site does not allow Urls which might include embedded HTML tags.

I am using Struts and when i try to search with O'Brian, it pulls some results and when i say next(page), i am getting the above error. Somehow my proxy server is restricting apostrophe, is there anyway to overcome this problem in my application?? I would appreciate if anybody help on this...

thanks,
-Nati
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COBOLdinosaurCommented:
You will probably have to modify your filters. The appostrophy is also a single quote character, and both single and double quotes will generally trigger a 403, or at least be escaped. If you are using BadInputFilterValues on a Tomcat, you wil probably have to add a regular expression to the allow attributes of your filters.

I'm not a real expert on Struts or JAVA app servers,  for that matter, but logically that would seem to be the route you have to go.

Cd&
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COBOLdinosaurCommented:
I think I answered it, as the user did not ask for any further assistance.

Cd&
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