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PM33867: WEBSPHERE JNDI CACHE IS RETAINING THE SCACLASSLOADER AFTER BLA STOPS.

Fixes are available

7.0.0.19: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 19
7.0.0.21: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 21
7.0.0.23: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 23
7.0.0.25: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 25
7.0.0.27: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 27
7.0.0.29: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 29
7.0.0.31: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 31
7.0.0.27: Java SDK 1.6 SR13 FP2 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.33: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 33
7.0.0.35: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 35
7.0.0.37: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 37
7.0.0.39: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 39
7.0.0.41: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 41
7.0.0.43: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 43
7.0.0.45: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 45
7.0.0.19: Java SDK 1.6 SR9 FP2 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.21: Java SDK 1.6 SR9 FP2 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere
7.0.0.23: Java SDK 1.6 SR10 FP1 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere
7.0.0.25: Java SDK 1.6 SR11 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.27: Java SDK 1.6 SR12 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.29: Java SDK 1.6 SR13 FP2 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.45: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP60 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.31: Java SDK 1.6 SR15 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

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Product Release and Version Information: WebSphere Application
    Server BASE edition 7.0.0.13 with the Feature Pack for Service
    Component Architecture (SCA).
    
    Operating System and Related Software Information: Windows 7
    
    Problem Description:
    
    A new property which can be passed to the InitialContext which
    will clear the entry associated with the classloader on the
    current thread context.
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All IBM WebSphere Application Server V7.0   *
    *                  with Feature Pack for Service Component     *
    *                  Architecture (SCA) users                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Restarting of composite applications    *
    *                      results in excessive memory usage.      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Restarting composite applications results in excessive memory
    usage, possibly causing an "out of memory" condition.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The problem has been corrected. This APAR addresses a change
    to the WebSphere Application Server V7 base edition. APAR
    PM33638 addresses a change to WebSphere Application Server V7
    Feature Pack for Service Component Architecture. Both APAR
    fixes must be present to eliminate the described memory leak.
    
    The fix for this APAR is in the WebSphere Application Server
    V7 base product and is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fixpack 7.0.0.19. Please refer to the Recommended Updates page
    for delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM33867

  • Reported component name

    WAS SCA FEATURE

  • Reported component ID

    5724J0854

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-03-01

  • Closed date

    2011-04-07

  • Last modified date

    2011-04-07

  • 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 APP S

  • Fixed component ID

    5724J0800

Applicable component levels

  • R700 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 7.0

Reference #: PM33867

Modified date: 07 April 2011