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PI18081: WEBSPHERE CONTROL REGION ADJUNCT (CRA) ADDRESS SPACE FAILS TO START DURING SERVER STARTUP

Fixes are available

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

  • Randomly when starting a WebSphere server the Control and
    Servant regions will startup fine, but the Control Region will
    never complete because the Control Region Adjunct, AKA Adjunct
    Region, was never kicked off.  There was no address space for
    it, no joblog for it, etc, and you will not see the "Open for
    e-business" message.  The user usually has to cancel the server
    and start up again, which usually works fine.
    
    You will find the following exception with minor code c9c212ab
    in the joblog:
    
    Trace: 2014/03/01 17:53:39.599 01 t=9C34F8 c=0.3 key=S2
    (00000005)
      Description: Catch CORBA system exception
      exception id: CORBA::INTERNAL
      minor code: c9c212ab
      from filename: ./bbgoboat.cpp
      at line: 3138
    org.omg.CORBA.INTERNAL:   vmcid: 0xc9c21000  minor code: 2AB
    completed: No
        at java.lang.J9VMInternals.newInstanceImpl(Native Method)
        at java.lang.Class.newInstance(Class.java:1474)
        at
    com.ibm.rmi.util.Utility.readSystemException(Utility.java:1921)
        at
    com.ibm.rmi.iiop.CDRReader.readSystemException(CDRReader.java:10
    45)
        at
    com.ibm.ws390.orb.ClientDelegate.commonInvoke(ClientDelegate.jav
    a:1260)
        at
    com.ibm.ws390.orb.ClientDelegate.invoke(ClientDelegate.java:889)
        at
    org.omg.CORBA.portable.ObjectImpl._invoke(ObjectImpl.java:484)
        at
    com.ibm.ws390.orb._ORBSRStub.doOrbSRPing(_ORBSRStub.java:192)
        at
    com.ibm.ws390.orb.ControlRegionBridge.start_a_CRA(ControlRegionB
    ridge.ja
    va:149)
        at
    com.ibm.ws390.orb.ORBEJSBridge.start_a_CRA(ORBEJSBridge.java:586
    )
    

Local fix

  • NA
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server V7.0, V8.0, and V8.5                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: WebSphere Application server for z/OS   *
    *                      Adjunct (CRA) may not start.            *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    A timing window during initialization may lead to a
    rejection of the request with a SystemException with the minor
    code of C9C212AB.
    Further, if the request rejected was originated from the
    "start_a_CRA" method (which can be observed in the stacktrace),
    then the Adjunct address space will not be started.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI18081

  • 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

    2014-05-15

  • Closed date

    2014-06-03

  • Last modified date

    2014-11-04

  • 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 UI21695

       UP14/10/10 P F410

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Document information

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

Software version: 7.0

Reference #: PI18081

Modified date: 04 November 2014