PM88641: TOMCAT SERVER START FAILS.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Starting the Tomcat server into which the Worklight Server
    installer has installed its web applications fails, and the log
    file in the TOMCAT_DIR/logs directory contains an error of the
    type
    
    SEVERE:
    com.worklight.server.bundle.project.messages:logger.projectStart
    Failed
    java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Resource path [...] does not
    denote a directory
    
    or
    
    SEVERE:
    com.worklight.server.bundle.project.messages:logger.projectStart
    Failed
    org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanDefinitionStoreException:
    IOException parsing XML document from file [...]; nested
    exception is java.io.FileNotFoundException: jar:file:... (No
    such file or directory)
    

Local fix

  • Choose a Tomcat installation directory that does not contain a
    '*' or ';' character.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Administrators of Worklight Server who choose to use a       *
    * pre-installed Tomcat application server, and who specify an  *
    * installation directory that contains the special character   *
    * '*' or ';'.                                                  *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * Special characters in path names cause problems during       *
    * execution.                                                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The code has been changed to reject unsuitable installation
    paths.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fixpack 5.0.6.0.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM88641

  • Reported component name

    WORKLIGHT CONSU

  • Reported component ID

    5725I4301

  • Reported release

    505

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-05-08

  • Closed date

    2013-05-08

  • Last modified date

    2013-05-08

  • 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

    WORKLIGHT CONSU

  • Fixed component ID

    5725I4301

Applicable component levels

  • R505 PSY

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Document information


More support for:

IBM Worklight

Software version:

5.0.5

Reference #:

PM88641

Modified date:

2013-05-08

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