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PM36303: PROBLEMS ACCESSING THE WLM FILES UNDER Z/OSMF AFTER MOVING TO LEVEL 7.0.0.15 11/05/11 PTF PECHANGE

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
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
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
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

  • Users are unable to access the WLM data files of z/OSMF
    
    The problem is that the users id is being used to access the
    files. The expectation is that the servid would be used based on
    the sychToOSThread setting.
    

Local fix

  • To workaround the problem, use one of the following options:
    1. Set the user uid to 0 so they have full permissions
    2. Set the WLM file permissions to 775
    3. Connect the user to the group that owns the files
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  IBM WebSphere Application Server version    *
    *                  7.0.0.13 - 7.0.0.17 users of z/OS           *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: A request to a context root, intended   *
    *                      to serve a welcome file, is returned    *
    *                      with a 404 status.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    When a z/OS application server is configured with the
    syncToOSThread setting enabled and the deployed application is
    secure, a user who logs in and requests the context root is
    receiving a 404 FileNotFound exception.  It is because the
    server's resources are not accessed correctly under the user id.
    
    If the welcome file resource is explicitly included in the
    request, a good response is returned.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The WebContainer code was modified to access the resource
    correctly after the user logs in.
    
    APAR PM36303 is currently targeted for inclusion in Service
    Level (Fix Pack) 7.0.0.19 of WebSphere Application Server V7.0.
    
    Please refer to URL:
    //www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=404&uid=swg27006970
    for Fix Pack availability.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM36303

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE FOR Z

  • Reported component ID

    5655I3500

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    YesPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    YesSpecatt / CST

  • Submitted date

    2011-04-05

  • Closed date

    2011-05-24

  • Last modified date

    2011-10-11

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

    PM35170

  • 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 UK71297

       UP11/09/10 P F109 {

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Document information

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

Software version: 7.0

Reference #: PM36303

Modified date: 11 October 2011