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PM77439: ICH408I MESSAGES DURING WEBSPHERE APPLICATION SERVER STARTUP.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • During WAS startup the server will show the below RACF
    violations
    
    ICH408I USER(WSASCR1 ) GROUP(WSCFG1  ) NAME(xxxx-yyyy)
      /etc/WASV7/AppServer/java/jre/PolicyDirector/log
      CL(DIRACC  ) FID(0000AFEF000003930000000000000000)
      INSUFFICIENT AUTHORITY TO OPENDIR
      ACCESS INTENT(R--)  ACCESS ALLOWED(GROUP      ---)
      EFFECTIVE UID(0000240031)  EFFECTIVE GID(0000250000)
    

Local fix

  • Manually modofy the file perms as required/complained by the
    ICH4081 message.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server V7.0                                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: verifyGroupPerms.sh only verifies group *
    *                      write permissions.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    The script verifyGroupPerms.sh was introduced in 7.0.0.13 to
    help users detect any files in their config root which may not
    have group write permissions, which in turn can cause the server
    to not start properly. This script did not check for group read
    permissions however which when not enabled can also cause the
    same issue of the server not starting properly.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The script was modified to check for both group read and write
    permissions.
    
    APAR PM77439 is currently targeted for inclusion in
    WebSphere Application Server Fix Pack 7.0.0.29.
    
    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

    PM77439

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE FOR Z

  • Reported component ID

    5655I3500

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-11-20

  • Closed date

    2012-12-19

  • Last modified date

    2013-07-03

  • 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 FOR Z

  • Fixed component ID

    5655I3500

Applicable component levels

  • R700 PSY UK94926

       UP13/06/20 P F306

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Document information

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

Software version: 7.0

Reference #: PM77439

Modified date: 03 July 2013