IC86578: (SSH) AUTOCONNECT SESSION DOES NOT TIMEOUT WHEN WAITING PASSWORD REPLY FROM SERVER

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Env: LINUX
    Product: Connect:Enterprise UNIX v2.4.04 (Build 122)
    Protocol: SSH (Autoconnect)
    
    Customer using a autoconnect that is built dynamically - the
    autoconnect will hang when the server failed to send us a reply
    for the password.  The connection will hang forever.
    
    The user would like to -t option to also have an effect when
    using autoconnects.
    
    Note: In FTP, if the password is not given, the connection will
    timeout.
    

Local fix

  • New Fix Needed
    

Problem summary

  • Autoconnect session is set to wait forever for server password
    verification and if server does does not answer, the session
    hangs indefinitely
    

Problem conclusion

  • The timeout value that user enters for ssh deamon is used to
    timeout the wait for server reply
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC86578

  • Reported component name

    STR CON ENT UNI

  • Reported component ID

    5725D0103

  • Reported release

    244

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-09-14

  • Closed date

    2012-10-19

  • Last modified date

    2012-10-19

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    STR CON ENT UNI

  • Fixed component ID

    5725D0103

Applicable component levels

  • R244 PSY

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Document information


More support for:

Sterling Connect:Enterprise

Software version:

244

Reference #:

IC86578

Modified date:

2012-10-19

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