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IV66449: SYSTEM PROPERTY 'OS.NAME' AND 'OS.VERSION' INCORRECT FOR WINDOWS SERVER 2012 R2 AND FOR WINDOWS 8.1

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: For example System.getProperty("os.name") will
    return "Windows" instead of "Windows Server 2012 R2".
    .
    Stack Trace: N/A
    .
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • System property "OS.NAME" and "OS.VERSION" incorrect for
    "Windows Server 2012 R2" and for "Windows 8.1".
    

Problem conclusion

  • The JVM has been updated to return correct "OS.NAME" and
    "OS.VERSION"
    .
    This APAR will be fixed in the following Java Releases:
       7    SR8 FP10  (7.0.8.10)
       7 R1 SR2 FP10  (7.1.2.10)
    .
    Contact your IBM Product's Service Team for these Service
    Refreshes and Fix Packs.
    For those running stand-alone, information about the Service
    Refreshes and Fix Packs can be found at:
               https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV66449

  • Reported component name

    J9 COMMON CODE

  • Reported component ID

    620700127

  • Reported release

    260

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2014-10-31

  • Closed date

    2014-10-31

  • Last modified date

    2016-04-18

  • 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

    J9 COMMON CODE

  • Fixed component ID

    620700127

Applicable component levels

  • R260 PSY

       UP

  • R270 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Runtimes for Java Technology
Virtual Machine

Software version: 260

Reference #: IV66449

Modified date: 18 April 2016