PM55724: Incorrect behaviour when passwords have no expiry date.

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APAR status

  • Closed as fixed if next.

Error description

  • A NullPointerException is reported when a user ID with no
    password expiry date is used on an ESI request over IPIC.
    
    The following message is written to the Gateway daemon log:
    CTG6670E Exception occurred in the Gateway daemon:
    [java.lang.NullPointerException]
    
    The password expiry date returned to a Java Client application
    is set to 31st December 0002 00:00:00.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All users of the CICS Transaction Gateway    *
    *                 ESI V2 API                                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: CICS Transaction Gateway does not       *
    *                      correctly handle user IDs with          *
    *                      non-expiring passwords.                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    CICS Transaction Gateway did not correctly process a response
    to an ESI request when the password had no expiry date set.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

  • This APAR is closed FIN. This means that a fix to this
    APAR is expected to be delivered from IBM in a release
    being developed at the time that the APAR is closed.
    
    The latest release of the product at the time of APAR
    closure was:
    
    CICS TRANSACTION GATEWAY V8.1
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM55724

  • Reported component name

    CICS TRNS GATE

  • Reported component ID

    5724I8102

  • Reported release

    810

  • Status

    CLOSED FIN

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-01-11

  • Closed date

    2012-10-04

  • Last modified date

    2012-10-04

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Fix information

Applicable component levels

  • R810 PSY

       UP



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Document information


More support for:

CICS Transaction Gateway
CTG

Software version:

8.1.0.0

Reference #:

PM55724

Modified date:

2012-10-04

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