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PI69518: GROUP SEARCH FAILS WITH A CLASSCAST EXCEPTION AFTER UPGRADE TO 8.5.5.10

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • After upgrade to 8.5.5.10,  there are cases when group
    search fails from "Users and Groups" -> "Administrative
    Groups" panel.   When it happens in GUI, the same issue
    happens with AdminTask listRegistryGroups command.
    
    Seeing the following in systemout.log:
    [9/20/16 15:37:21:077 EDT] 00000076 GroupDetailAc W
    listRegistryGroups: Command not successful:
    java.lang.ClassCastException: javax.management.ObjectName
    incompatible
    with javax.management.AttributeList
    
    **************************************************
    
    In traces we see stack:
    
    [9/20/16 15:36:05:658 EDT] 00000076 SecurityRealm 3   exception
    caught
    java.lang.ClassCastException:
    javax.management.ObjectName incompatible with
    javax.management.AttributeList
    at
    com.ibm.ws.security.admintask.securityDomain.SecurityRealmProvid
    er.getLD
    APProps(SecurityRealmProvider.java:1420)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.security.admintask.securityDomain.SecurityRealmProvid
    er.getLD
    APList(SecurityRealmProvider.java:1363)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.security.admintask.securityDomain.SecurityRealmProvid
    er.listR
    egistryGroups(SecurityRealmProvider.java:402)
    at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
    at
    sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessor
    Impl.jav
    a:95)
    at
    sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethod
    Accessor
    Impl.java:56)
    at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:620)
    at
    com.ibm.websphere.management.cmdframework.provider.SimpleCommand
    Provider
    .executeReal(SimpleCommandProvider.java:156)
    at
    com.ibm.websphere.management.cmdframework.provider.SimpleCommand
    Provider
    .execute(SimpleCommandProvider.java:142)
    at
    com.ibm.websphere.management.cmdframework.provider.SimpleAdminCo
    mmand.ex
    ecute(SimpleAdminCommand.java:57)
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: java.lang.ClassCastException when       *
    *                      group search is performed.              *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    There was a bug in the code that uses a registry object that
    may not contain necessary attributes for the group search and
    causes ClassCastException.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI69518

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-09-20

  • Closed date

    2016-09-27

  • Last modified date

    2016-10-04

  • 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

  • R850 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 850

Reference #: PI69518

Modified date: 04 October 2016


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