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PM83452: CANNOT ACCESS ***..PDF FILE ON WEBSPHERE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If the pdf file name has two dots(example abc..pdf), the request
    fails with the following error.
    403 SRVE0190E: File not found
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server Liberty Profile                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: The requested static file fails with    *
    *                      "Error 403: SRVE0190E: file not         *
    *                      found: AAA..html".                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    If the requested static file has multiple consecutive dots in
    the name , the request is rejected by the server as a
    forbidden request.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The requested file with multiple consecutive dots will be
    served when the following new webcontainer custom property is
    added in server.xml.
    
    name="com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.allowDotsinName" value="true"
    default =false
    
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix pack 8.5.5. Please refer to the Recommended Updates page
    for delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM83452

  • Reported component name

    LIBERTY PROFILE

  • Reported component ID

    5724J0814

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-02-22

  • Closed date

    2013-04-26

  • Last modified date

    2013-04-26

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

    PM82876

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    LIBERTY PROFILE

  • Fixed component ID

    5724J0814

Applicable component levels

  • R850 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server

Software version: 850

Reference #: PM83452

Modified date: 26 April 2013