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PI05778: REDUCE LOGREC ENTRIES WHEN CICS WOLA RUNS BUT WEBSPHERE IS DOWN

Fixes are available

8.5.5.2: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 2
7.0.0.33: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 33
8.0.0.9: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 9
8.5.5.3: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 3
7.0.0.35: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 35
8.5.5.4: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 4
8.0.0.10: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 10
7.0.0.37: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 37
8.5.5.5: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 5
8.5.5.6: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 6
8.0.0.11: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 11
8.5.5.7: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 7
7.0.0.39: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 39
8.5.5.8: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 8
8.0.0.12: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 12
8.5.5.9: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 9
7.0.0.41: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 41
8.5.5.10: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 10
8.5.5.11: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 11
8.0.0.13: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 13
7.0.0.43: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 43
8.5.5.12: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 12
8.0.0.14: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 14
8.5.5.13: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 13
7.0.0.45: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 45
8.0.0.15: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 15
7.0.0.45: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP60 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.35: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP1 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.37: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP3 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.39: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP7 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.41: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP20 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.43: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP41 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
8.5.5.14: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 14
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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Currently the 0D6 occurs during a BBOA1CNG or BBOA1RCA call.  In
    this specific case, the return code from these services is RC=8
    RSN=8, and an 0D6 LOGREC entry is produced.  As the same
    connection repeatedly tries and fails to connect, because the
    WebSphere daemon is unavailable (daemon had been previously
    stopped), logrec records continue to be created which can create
    a large volume of LOGREC records.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server V7.0, V8.0, and V8.5                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: A LOGREG entry for an 0D6 abend is      *
    *                      produced every five seconds.            *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    The WebSphere Optimized Local Adapters (WOLA) link server will
    attempt to re-connect to a WebSphere Application Server
    instance every five seconds if that instance fails.  If the
    WebSphere Application Server daemon process has also failed, or
    is stopped, an 0D6 abend will occur during the reconnect
    attempt, and a LOGREC entry will be written.  A reconnect
    attempt is made every five seconds from the link server.  This
    may cause an excessive amount of LOGREC data if the daemon
    process is down for an extended period of time, or if there
    are several link servers running concurrently.
    The reconnect failure is also logged and reported by the link
    server process, with a return and reason code.  There is no
    additional value provided by the LOGREC entry in this case.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Code was added to prevent the WOLA link server from producing
    repeated LOGREC entries for 0D6 abends when the daemon process
    has failed.
    
    APAR PI05778 is currently targeted for inclusion in Fix Packs
    7.0.0.33, 8.0.0.9 and 8.5.5.2 of WebSphere Application Server
    for z/OS.
    
    Please refer to URL:
    //www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=404&uid=swg27006970
    for Fix Pack availability.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI05778

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE FOR Z

  • Reported component ID

    5655I3500

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-11-08

  • Closed date

    2014-01-17

  • Last modified date

    2014-07-01

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WEBSPHERE FOR Z

  • Fixed component ID

    5655I3500

Applicable component levels

  • R700 PSY UI18561

       UP14/06/21 P F406

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Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server for z/OS
General

Software version: 7.0

Reference #: PI05778

Modified date: 01 July 2014