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PM69959: OUTOFMEMORYERROR IN JAVAMAIL MESSAGINGEXCEPTION.TOSTRING() WHEN SENDING A MESSAGE WITH TOO MANY RECIPIENTS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • It appears from the failure symptoms described that the customer
    is encountering a known javaMail issue that results in an
    out of memeory error.
    
    The bug is present in the javamail version shipped in
    WebSphere Application Server version 7.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of JavaMail in IBM WebSphere      *
    *                  Application Server version 7.0              *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Out of memory exception in method       *
    *                      javax.mail.MessagingException.toString( *
    *                      ).                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Calling the toString() method on javax.mail.MessagingException
    throws an out of memory exception when the root exception has
    many chained exceptions.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The fix for this defect has already been made in
    Application Server versions 8 and later. This APAR backports
    the fix to Application Server version 7.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix pack 7.0.0.29.  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

    PM69959

  • 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

    2012-07-31

  • Closed date

    2012-11-07

  • Last modified date

    2012-11-07

  • 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

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H8800

Applicable component levels

  • R700 PSY

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Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 7.0

Reference #: PM69959

Modified date: 07 November 2012