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PM60166: SERVANT ABEND0C4 IN BBOOSMF+0972

Fixes are available

7.0.0.25: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 25
8.5.0.1: WebSphere Application Server V8.5 Fix Pack 1
8.0.0.5: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 5
7.0.0.27: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 27
8.5.0.2: WebSphere Application Server V8.5 Fix Pack 2
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
6.1.0.45: 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
7.0.0.25: 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

  • The servant takes an abend0c4 in BBOOSMF+0972.
    
    LE traceback shows
    1 SMFActivity::beanMethodInvoked(const char*,int,const char*,i
         -00028FC6 BBOOSMF CF37110 Call
    2 Java_com_ibm_ws390_sm_smf_SmfJActivity_beanMethodInvoked
         +000003A2 BBOOSMF CF37110 Call
    3 RUNCALLINMETHOD
         -0000BB1E *PATHNAM Call
    
    Java stack shows
    com/ibm/ws390/sm/smf/SmfJActivity.beanMethodInvoked
    com/ibm/ws390/sm/smf/SmfEventRecorderCookie.writeSmfRecord
    com/ibm/ws390/sm/smf/SmfDispatchEventRecorder.endDispatch
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server V6.1, V8.0, and V8.5 for z/OS        *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: With SMF Type 120 Subtype 5/6 Event     *
    *                      Recording turned on, a customer         *
    *                      experiences an ABEND0C4/ABENDS0C4.      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    An SMF related variable is processed while uninitialized, and
    in some scenarios this processing causes an ABEND0C4 to occur.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Modifications were made to code to properly initialize the
    internal variable causing the observed abend.
    
    APAR PM60166 is currently targeted for inclusion WebSphere
    Application Server Fix Packs 6.1.0.45, 8.0.0.5, and 8.5.0.1.
    
    
    The fix will also be delivered as sysrouted APAR PM60169 in
    WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 7.0.0.25 for z/OS.
    
    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

    PM60166

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE FOR Z

  • Reported component ID

    5655I3500

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-03-12

  • Closed date

    2012-06-18

  • Last modified date

    2012-10-01

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

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

    PM60169

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WEBSPHERE FOR Z

  • Fixed component ID

    5655I3500

Applicable component levels

  • R610 PSY UK81646

       UP12/09/23 P F209

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Document information

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

Software version: 6.1

Reference #: PM60166

Modified date: 01 October 2012