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IT07542: ADD SUPPORT HTTP OPTIONS AND TRACE METHODS IN PROCESSING POLICY

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • In the 'custom method' option of the Match Action of a
    processing poilicy customers using this to match on the 'custom
    method' 'OPTIONS', are unable to match  .
    Explicit support for OPTIONS and TRACE.
    

Local fix

  • You may workaround this by:
        having up to 5 rules matching for the 5 selectable methods
    (DELETE/GET/HEAD/POST/PUT)
        after that a match all rule for handling
    OPTIONS+TRACE
    If you need distinction in last rule you may query
    var://service/protocol-method
    

Problem summary

  • Affected are Datapower firmware releases 7.0.0.0 and up, in
    configurations with processing policies using matching rules of
    "HTTP Method" type. While support for TRACE and OPTIONS
    HTTP methods has been added in 7.0.0.0, they are missing in the
    list of methods in the configuration of matching rules using
    HTTP method.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The fix is available in 7.2.0.0.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT07542

  • Reported component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Reported component ID

    DP1234567

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2015-03-06

  • Closed date

    2015-04-13

  • Last modified date

    2018-11-19

  • 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

    DATAPOWER

  • Fixed component ID

    DP1234567

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: IBM DataPower Gateways
General

Software version: 7.0.0

Reference #: IT07542

Modified date: 19 November 2018