Enforce UTF-8 encoding when submitting form values

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Issue

  • We allow users to submit data through a jsp file to the server. However, some content received from the client browser gets garbled
  • We are having an issue with form posts involving umlauts in JBoss Portal.  Basically, whenever I post ÄëÔÝß the server receives ÄëÔÃ?ß. We already tried to explicitly set the file encoding by adding the parameter -Dfile.encoding=UTF-8 to jboss' run.[bat|sh] java_opts.

Environment

  • JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP)
    • 4.3.x
    • 5.x
  • JBoss Enterprise Portal Platform (EPP)
    • 4.x
    • 5.x

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