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PM84158: CONSOLE DOES NOT REMOVE THE SSL CONFIG OBJECTS OF THE APPLICATION SERVER SCOPE IN SECURITY.XML FILE

Fixes are available

8.0.0.7: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 7
6.1.0.47: WebSphere Application Server V6.1 Fix Pack 47
8.5.5.1: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 1
8.0.0.8: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 8
7.0.0.31: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 31
8.5.5.2: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 2
7.0.0.33: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 33
8.0.0.9: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 9
8.5.5.3: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 3
7.0.0.35: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 35
8.5.5.4: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 4
8.0.0.10: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 10
7.0.0.37: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 37
8.5.5.5: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 5
8.5.5.6: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 6
8.0.0.11: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 11
8.5.5.7: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 7
7.0.0.39: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 39
8.5.5.8: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 8
8.0.0.12: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 12
8.5.5.9: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 9
7.0.0.41: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 41
8.5.5.10: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 10
8.5.5.11: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 11
8.0.0.13: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 13
7.0.0.43: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 43
8.5.5.12: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 12
8.0.0.14: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 14
8.5.5.13: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 13
7.0.0.45: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 45
8.0.0.15: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 15
6.1.0.47: Java SDK 1.5 SR16 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
8.5.5.14: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 14

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: After deleting the application server from
    console.. SSL configuration for application server scope is not
    cleaned up from security.xml
    
    
    Recreation Steps as follows
    
    
    -- Created new application server (testserver)
    
    -- Mapped the alias under inbound/outbound using following step
    
    SSL certificate and key management > Manage endpoint security
    configurations exapnd > Node01(NodeDefaultSSLSettings,null)) >
    expand servers > click on Override inherited values > update
    certififcate alist list with alias you want..
    
    -- save the changes and synced with node
    
    I see the following entries in the security.xml.. which is
    expected.
    
    =========================================
    
    managementScopes xmi:id="ManagementScope_1361988314739"
    scopeType="server"
    scopeName="(cell):Cell01:(node):Node01:(server):testserver"/>
    
    
    <sslConfigGroups xmi:id="SSLConfigGroup_1361988314770"
    name="testserver"
    sslConfig="SSLConfig_1"
    managementScope="ManagementScope_1361988314739"
    direction="inbound" certificateAlias="testalias"/>
    <sslConfigGroups
    xmi:id="SSLConfigGroup_1361988344511" name="testserver"
    sslConfig="SSLConfig_1"
    managementScope="ManagementScope_1361988314739"
    direction="outbound" certificateAlias="testalias"/>
    </security:Security>
    
    
    ===============================================
    
    -- After deleting the application server from console .. I
    still see above sslconfig entries from security.xml
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server that may be deleteing a server.      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: SSL configuration artifacts that        *
    *                      are scoped to a server or               *
    *                      endpoint do not get deleted             *
    *                      when a server is removed.               *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    SSL configuration entries in the configuration are not removed
    when a server is removed.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Added an extention to the deleteServer task that will check
    for SSL configuration objects that are scoped to the server
    and delete them.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix pack 6.1.0.47, 7.0.0.31, 8.0.0.7, a fixpack after
    8.5.0.2.
    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

    PM84158

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    61W

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-03-05

  • Closed date

    2013-04-11

  • Last modified date

    2013-04-11

  • 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

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  • R800 PSY

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  • R850 PSY

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Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 6.1

Reference #: PM84158

Modified date: 11 April 2013