Attribute names with non-ASCII (special/foreign) characters causes various errors

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    LANDESK Service Desk 2016.xLANDESK Asset Central 2016.x

    Problem:

    Creating an attribute with non-ASCII (special/foreign) characters like German Umlaut (e.g. "ö", "ä", "ü") will return the following error:

     

    Error on saving changes:

    Illegal attribute name value. Names can only contain alphanumeric

    characters and must begin with upper case alphabetic character.

     

    UmlautIssue1.png

     

    Environment:

    That happens from the version 2016.1 and on.

    Solution:

    This is working as designed. Special characters will no longer be allowed in the NAME value of an Attribute or Object