Password for IDP.key contains '&' in password [XML error on startup ]

Cantor, Scott cantor.2 at
Tue May 12 12:13:01 UTC 2020

On 5/12/20, 7:09 AM, "users on behalf of Ronish Zadode" <users-bounces at on behalf of ronish_zadode at> wrote:

> Password is mention in below tag in relying-party.xml. I’ve  tried both using & and & but both didn’t work.

There's no reason & shouldn't work.

> Is there any other alternative to this apart from getting a new password?

A new password is trivial, or you just move it into a property file. and use a Spring property expression to configure it.

-- Scott

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