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PM35509: VMM NOT ABLE TO LIST DYNAMIC GROUP MEMBERS.

Fixes are available

7.0.0.19: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 19
8.0.0.1: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 1
7.0.0.21: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 21
8.0.0.2: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 2
8.0.0.3: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 3
7.0.0.23: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 23
8.0.0.4: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 4
7.0.0.25: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 25
8.0.0.5: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 5
7.0.0.27: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 27
8.0.0.6: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 6
7.0.0.29: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 29
8.0.0.7: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 7
6.1.0.47: WebSphere Application Server V6.1 Fix Pack 47
8.0.0.8: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 8
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
8.0.0.9: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 9
7.0.0.35: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 35
8.0.0.10: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 10
7.0.0.37: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 37
8.0.0.11: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 11
7.0.0.39: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 39
8.0.0.12: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 12
7.0.0.41: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 41
8.0.0.13: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 13
7.0.0.43: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 43
8.0.0.14: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 14
7.0.0.45: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 45
8.0.0.15: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 15
6.1.0.39: Java SDK 1.5 SR12 FP4 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
6.1.0.41: Java SDK 1.5 SR12 FP5 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
6.1.0.43: Java SDK 1.5 SR13 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
6.1.0.45: Java SDK 1.5 SR14 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
6.1.0.47: Java SDK 1.5 SR16 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
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

  • Dynamic groups are not showing members, whereas members show
    Dynamic groups properly.
    
    Virtual member manager (VMM) is not able to update attribute
    cache, as the requested attribute list contains nothing. So it
    fails to update the cache with the following exception.
    
    [3/14/11 12:34:50:173 CET] 00000032 LdapConnectio 3
    com.ibm.ws.wim.adapter.ldap.LdapConnection updateSearchCache
    Update
    TDS/SearchResultsCache(size: 8)
    [3/14/11 12:34:50:173 CET] 00000032 JTAHelper     E
    com.ibm.ws.wim.tx.JTAHelper handleException
    [3/14/11 12:34:50:176 CET] 00000032 exception     1
    com.ibm.websphere.wim.exception.WIMException <init>
    
    com.ibm.websphere.wim.exception.WIMException
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.tx.JTAHelper.handleException(JTAHelper.java:235)
    at
    com.ibm.websphere.wim.ServiceProvider.get(ServiceProvider.java:3
    52)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.management.repositoryhelpers.UMAssistant.getMembe
    rsOfGroup(UMAssistant.java:178)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.gui.base.WIMCmds.getMembersOfGroup(WIMCmds.java:2
    04)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.gui.beans.GroupMembersBean.loadMembers(GroupMembe
    rsBean.java:162)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.gui.servlets.GroupSrv.handleShowMembers(GroupSrv.
    java:623)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.gui.servlets.GroupSrv.doView(GroupSrv.java:261)
    at
    javax.portlet.GenericPortlet.doDispatch(GenericPortlet.java:328)
    ....
    ......
    Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.adapter.ldap.LdapConnection.updateAttributesCache
    (LdapConnection.java:1181)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.adapter.ldap.LdapConnection.updateSearchCache(Lda
    pConnection.java:2653)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.adapter.ldap.LdapConnection.checkSearchCache(Ldap
    Connection.java:2699)
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: All members of a dynamic group are not  *
    *                      listed whereas, Group Lookup by         *
    *                      Members work fine.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    The operation was working fine, but wasn't able to update the
    cache, causing it to report failure.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The cache update mechanism is fixed and is now working with no
    issues.
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix packs 6.1.0.39,7.0.0.19, and 8.0.0.0.  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

    PM35509

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-03-24

  • Closed date

    2011-05-31

  • Last modified date

    2011-05-31

  • 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

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H8800

Applicable component levels

  • R61A PSY

       UP

  • R61H PSY

       UP

  • R61I PSY

       UP

  • R61P PSY

       UP

  • R61S PSY

       UP

  • R61W PSY

       UP

  • R61Z PSY

       UP

  • R700 PSY

       UP

  • R800 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 7.0

Reference #: PM35509

Modified date: 31 May 2011