Blank page accessing formfill enabled protected resource with Access Gateway

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Form fill policy set up on an Access Gateway protected resource and appears to be filling everything properly. However, the page it generates to submit the form generates JavaScript errors. Specifically, Firefox error console complains that document.forms[0].submit is not a function, and IE doesn't work either.

Here is the source of the page generated by the Access Gateway - it just comes up blank, and nothing happens:

type="hidden" name="log" id="user_login" class="input" value="user" size="20"
tabindex="10"> value="password" size="20" tabindex="20"> id="submit" value="Login »" tabindex="100"> name="redirect_to" value="/blog/servlet/">


Avoid using an input field named "submit". In the case above, we had the following

< input type="hidden" name="submit" id="submit" value="Login »" tabindex="100">

The Javascript engine can't differentiate between submit() (the method) and submit (the input type).

This is a javascript limitation, not a bug in formfill. So you'll either need to change the origin webserver's use of the variable"submit" or rewrite the page before Form Fill sees it.