Communications Server for Linux, Version 6.2.3 -- Last Fixpack

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Abstract

Last service update for Communications Server for Linux, Version 6.2.3 and Communications Server for Linux on System z, Version 6.2.3

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Contents
1) Description
2) List of APARs included
3) Legal information
4) Prerequisites
5) Installation instructions
6) Download links


1) Description

Program Services ends for Communications Server for Linux, Version 6.2 and Communications Server for Linux on System z on September 30, 2013. This document provides information about the last maintenance produced for this product. These fixpacks are now available for download. You may acquire the service update by downloading the update using the links at the bottom of this page. It is recommended that you upgrade to a newer version of the product.

After installing this update, you will see 6.2.3.4 for the ibm-commserver package. To view the installed level, issue the following command:
rpm -q ibm-commserver

You should see:
ibm-commserver-6.2.3.4-1

These fixpacks are cumulative; they include all APARs that were included in all previous fixpacks for this version.

2) APARs included:

Communications Server for Linux (Server)
ppc64
i686 & x86_64
zSeries
6.2.3.4
L77339x
CUMULATIVE APAR FOR 6.2.3.4 FOR CS LINUX SERVER
LI77258
MAX BTU SIZE ON INCOMING LINK INCORRECT IN XID
LI77279
LINK FAILS TO ACTIVATE WHEN MULTIPLE DNS NAMES USED
LI77289
CRASH IN SNA_V5ROUTER64
LI77292
CRASH IN SNA_V5ROUTER64
LI77295
LLC DELAYS DUE TO FAILED TIMER
LI77298
ASSERT IN NRTPAPI.C LINE 144
LI77301
IMPROVED ERROR HANDLING WHEN DEFINING CLASHING LOCAL AND PARTNER LU NAMES
LIyy304
CRASH IN APPN.SYS
LI77307
START IP PORT FAILS ON UNNECESSARY DNS LOOKUP
-
-
LLC LINK FAILS DURING BONDED ETHERNET FAILOVER
LI77321
SENSE 0805000B RECEIVED WHEN LOGGING IN TO 3270 APPLICATION
LI77311
MODIFICATIONS TO RTP_TUNING TO ALLOW SMALLER REFIFO AND SRT CAPS
LI77314
ASSERT IN LLLNMAC.C
LI77330
PU-LU STATUS REMAINS ACTIVE AFTER NETWORK INTERFACE IS STOPPED
***LI77253
***LI77253
***LI77246
GSKIT UPDATE FOR COMMUNICATIONS SERVER
6.2.3.3
LI76353
CUMULATIVE APAR FOR 6.2.3.3 FOR CS LINUX SERVER
LI76305
MEMORY LEAK IN KERNEL WITH NMVT ALERTS QUEUED
LI76317
SYSTEM HANG DUE TO SNASLIM MESSAGE ROUTING LOOP
-
-
INCOMING LLC PACKETS PROCESSED OUT OF ORDER ON LINUX ON SYSTEM Z WITH MULTIPLE PROCESSORS
LI76307
CSAIX CRASH WHILE PROCESSING APPC DATA WITH INCORRECT LENGTH
LI76315
TIGHT LOOP IN CS/LINUX DUE TO STACK OVERFLOW CONDITION
LI76320
CRASH IN SNAHPRIP64
LI76323
HANG JUST AFTER TP IS STARTED, DURING APPC MC_ALLOCATE REQUEST
LI76329
SNADAEMON PROCESS HANGS WHEN 'SNA STOP' COMMAND ISSUED
LI76328
XCMSSI GENERATES INCORRECT SECURITY ACCESS FIELD SIZE WHEN USERID AND PASSWORD ARE 8 CHARACTERS
LI76335
LUA RUI_TERM MAY AFFECT OTHER LUA SESSIONS
LI76333
UNABLE TO ESTABLISH NEW SESSION AFTER TAKEOVER / GIVEBACK TO APPL RESIDING ON VTAM BEYOND DLUS/NNS
LI76338
CRASH IN SNA_V5ROUTER
LI76341
LUA RUI_WRITE RETURNS OK EVEN IF WRONG SNF SUPPLIED
LI76344
MESSAGE TYPE 1 DISCARDED IS LOGGED RELATED TO AN RUI_INIT FAILURE
LI76348
CORE TNSERVER STARTING NODE VIA XSNAAMDIN
LI76351
CRASH IN SNA_V5ROUTER
LI76357
INCORRECT ERROR RETURNED ON BAD ATTACH_ID ON ACCEPT_ATTACH
6.2.3.2
LI75177
CUMULATIVE APAR FOR 6.2.3.2 FOR CS LINUX SERVER
LI75215
XCMDSI XCMESI XCMSSI FAIL TO IGNORE KEY PARAMETER
LI75196
TN SERVER CHANGE FOR COMPATIBLITY: REMOVE KEYBOARD RESET
LI75198
EE DLC ABENDS AND FAILS TO RECOVER AFTER SOCKET ERROR
LI75200
HPR TIMEOUT DUE TO TIMER WRAPPING
LI75203
IMPROPER RESPONSE TO LOCATE REQUEST WITH "SLU INIT" SET
**
**
SLOW PERFORMANCE ACROSS HPR/IP CONNECTIONS
LI75206
SNASLIM THREAD RUNS 100% CPU WHEN INCOMPLETE HEADER RECEIVED ON INBOUND SOCKET
LI75208
DLUR / DLUS SESSION HANGS PSEST AFTER RECYCLE OF TARGET APPLICATION
LI75211
HIGH CPU USAGE ON TN3270 SEVER WITH MANY CLIENT CONNECTIONS
LI75213
SNADAEMON PROCESS HANGS WHEN 'SNA STOP' COMMAND ISSUED
LI75218
CORE DUMP IN CMACCP
LI75220
MODIFY LiS TO USE AN UNUSED DEVICE NUMBER AT COMPILE TIME
LI75223
SNATNSRVR HANG.SNATNSRVR_MT PROCESS DEFUNCT
LI75226
XSNAADMIN FAILS TO DISPLAY PU FOR DYNAMIC LINK
LI75228
TN3270 SERVER HALTS WITH SNATNSRVR_MT PROCESS DEFUNCT
LI75231
CS LINUX TRACE TIMESTAMPS ARE 0
LI75233
CSLINUX FAILS TO RELEASE NETWORK INTERFACE ON IFDOWN
LI75235
DOWNSTREAM FIXED PACING WITH DLUR WHEN WINDOW SIZE 0
LI75237
LU RANGE WITH USE_HEX_IN_NAME SPLITS THE RANGE IN CONFIG
LI75239
CHANGE INTERPRETATION OF REFIFO ON ROUTE SETUP
LI75242
NOTIFY -RSP SENSE CODE 80050000
LI75245
CRASH IN SNA_V5ROUTER64 PROCESSING UNSOLICITED BIND
LI75248
SMITTY MENU CHANGE / SHOW LU TYPE 0-3 SHOWS ONLY 15400 LUS THOUGH 80,000 ARE DEFINED
LI75251
LUS HANG IN PSLUIO-P STATE
LI75254
SYSTEM CRASH PROCESSING SNA STOP COMMAND
LI75257
SNA.USAGE LOG GROWS BEYOND CONFIGURED SIZE LIMIT
LI75260
CSAIX CORE DUMP WHEN CMCANC ISSUED WHILE CMALLC IS OUTSTANDING
LI75263
CRASH IN SNA_V5ROUTER
LI75266
CS/NT FLOODS NETWORK WITH XID EXCHANGE WHEN DUPLICATE PU EXISTS MSG ON HOST IS IST1085I WITH SENSE DATA SNS 1016000B
***LI75310
*** LI75159
GSKIT TLS HANDSHAKE RENEGOTIATION WEAK SECURITY CVE-2009-3555
LI75269
THE SNASLIM SERVER PROCESS CORE DUMPED
LI75299
MULTIPLE RTP PIPES WITH SAME COS BETWEEN 2 ADJACENT CONTROL POINTS
6.2.3.1
*
CUMULATIVE APAR FOR 6.2.3.1 FOR CS LINUX SERVER
*
COMMUNICATION SERVER FOR LINUX OOPS WHEN DEFINING LU TYPE 0 IN THE LOGMODE
*
CSLINUX CRASH WITH ASSERT IN VSLADMN1.C IN SNASLIM PROCESS
*
ADD OPTION TO CUSTOMIZE TN3270 CLIENT INFORMATION STRING
*
SNATRCFMT ABORTS WITH DOUBLE FREE
*
CSLINUX: SEQUENTIAL ALLOC FOR DEFAULT POOL OF DEPENDANT LU6.2
*
ADD SUPPORT FOR ADDITIONAL TERMINAL TYPES
*
COMM654 AT TERMINALS CONNECTED VIA CS LINUX TN SERVER. VTAM LU IN A PSLUIO STATE
*
TN3270 SERVER FAILS TO UNLOCK KEYBOARD ON CLIENT
*
TN3270 SERVER CRASH WHEN HANDLING BAD DATA FROM CLIENT
*
SNASLIM HIGH CPU USAGE WITH MANY CLIENT CONNECTIONS
*
KERNEL PANIC OOPS UNABLE TO HANDLE KERNEL POINTER DEREFERENCE ATVIRTUAL KERNEL ADDRESS
*
REMOVE BIND IMAGE CHECK FOR TN3270E CLIENTS
*
UNABLE TO UPLOAD WITH IND$FILE WHEN TRANSFERING 8K FILES TO HOST USING SSL
*
ADD CONFIGURATION OPTION: LIMIT_TP_SECURITY
*
FATAL ERROR KERNEL OOPS IN CS/LINUX RUNNING
* For 6.2.3.1, although separate APARs were not created to track fixes for ppc64, the fixes are implemented and maintenance is available.
** This problem is not applicable to this platform.
*** The GSKIT update includes encryption technology and requires authenticaton to access, so it is packaged separately from the fixpack.


Communications Server for Linux (Client)
AIX
ppc64
i686 & x86_64
zSeries
Windows
6.2.x The 6.2 version of the Remote API Client is no longer being updated. You should update to the 6.4 version of the client and the latest maintenance for it. See Communications Server for Linux, Version 6.4 -- Latest Fixpack. The 6.4 version is fully compatible with the 6.2 server.


3) Legal information

IBM COPYRIGHT INFORMATION:
__________________________

International Business Machines Corporation 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013
Licensed program - Property of IBM . All rights reserved.
IBM and WebSphere are trademarks of International Business
Machines Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
Java is a trademark of Sun Microsystems, Incorporated.
U.S. Government Users Restricted Rights - Use, duplication, or
disclosure restricted by GSA ADP. Schedule Contract with IBM Corp.

LIMIT OF LIABILITY:
___________________

License to the contained APAR fixes is conditioned upon the recipient
holding a license to the prerequisite product. The license terms
and conditions of the APAR fixes are the same as those for the
prerequisite product. Please see the product license for specifics.

Prerequisites

License to the contained APAR fixes is conditioned upon the recipient holding a license to the prerequisite product.

Installation Instructions

Instructions are provided in "readme" files that are included in the download packages.

Download package

The Remote API Client is not available as a separate downloadable fixpack. The 6.2.3 version of the Remote API Client is not being updated; all maintenance is applied to the 6.4 version of the Remote API Client, and all users are recommended to update to that version of the client.
For the CS Linux Server, you can update an existing installation by applying the fixpack, or you can download the refresh version of the install media to perform a full install. The media refresh packages require Passport Advantage entitlement for access.
CS Linux is for i686, x86_64, and ppc64.
CS Linux on System z is for zSeries.


Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central (FC)?
Fixpack 4 (i686/x86_64/ppc64) 20 Jun 2013 Language Independent 47534080 FC
Fixpack 4 (System z) 20 Jun 2013 Language Independent 30402560 FC
GSKIT 7.0.4.48 (i686/x86_64/ppc64) 5 Mar 2014 Language Independent 103701890 FC
GSKIT 7.0.4.48 (System z) 5 Mar 2014 Language Independent 51139907 FC
FP2 Media Refresh (i686/x86_64/ppc6 11 Mar 2010 Language Independent 427073536 FC
FP2 Media Refresh (System z) 11 Mar 2010 Language Independent 298309632 FC
Remote API Client (all platforms) 5 Sep 2012 Language Independent 507817984 FC

Technical support

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Networking Communications Server for Linux on zSeries All Linux Red Hat - zSeries, Linux SUSE - zSeries, Linux zSeries 6.2.3, 6.2.3.1, 6.2.3.2

Product Alias/Synonym

csl cslin cslinux comm communications server commserver sna


Problems (APARS) fixed
LI72797, LI72818, LI72952, LI72979, LI73001, LI73033, LI73033, LI73048, LI73050, LI73050, LI73052, LI73103, LI73104, LI73124, LI73153, LI73175, LI73202, LI73328, LI73328, LI73600, LI73600, LI73611, LI73611, LI73695, LI73715, LI73716, LI73717, LI73718, LI73719, LI73722, LI73723, LI73724, LI73811, LI73879, LI73889, LI73905, LI73965, LI74466, LI74730, LI74780, LI74895, LI74934, LI74938, LI74976, LI75158, LI75159, LI75168, LI75177, LI75181, LI75191, LI75195, LI75196, LI75197, LI75198, LI75199, LI75200, LI75201, LI75202, LI75203, LI75204, LI75205, LI75206, LI75207, LI75208, LI75209, LI75210, LI75211, LI75212, LI75213, LI75214, LI75215, LI75216, LI75217, LI75218, LI75219, LI75220, LI75221, LI75222, LI75223, LI75224, LI75225, LI75226, LI75227, LI75228, LI75229, LI75230, LI75231, LI75232, LI75233, LI75234, LI75235, LI75236, LI75237, LI75238, LI75239, LI75240, LI75241, LI75242, LI75243, LI75244, LI75245, LI75246, LI75247, LI75248, LI75249, LI75250, LI75251, LI75252, LI75253, LI75254, LI75255, LI75256, LI75257, LI75258, LI75259, LI75260, LI75261, LI75262, LI75263, LI75264, LI75265, LI75266, LI75267, LI75268, LI75269, LI75270, LI75298, LI75299, LI75300, LI75302, LI75310, LI75483, LI75513, LI76302, LI76305, LI76306, LI76307, LI76309, LI76310, LI76311, LI76315, LI76316, LI76317, LI76318, LI76319, LI76320, LI76321, LI76322, LI76323, LI76324, LI76325, LI76326, LI76327, LI76328, LI76329, LI76330, LI76331, LI76332, LI76333, LI76334, LI76335, LI76336, LI76338, LI76339, LI76340, LI76341, LI76342, LI76343, LI76344, LI76346, LI76347, LI76348, LI76349, LI76350, LI76351, LI76356, LI76357, LI76377, LI77254, LI77258, LI77276, LI77278, LI77279, LI77287, LI77288, LI77289, LI77290, LI77291, LI77292, LI77293, LI77294, LI77295, LI77296, LI77297, LI77298, LI77299, LI77300, LI77301, LI77302, LI77303, LI77304, LI77305, LI77306, LI77307, LI77308, LI77309, LI77310, LI77311, LI77312, LI77313, LI77314, LI77315, LI77320, LI77321, LI77322, LI77329, LI77330, LI77331, LI77334, LI77339, LI77341

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More support for:

Communications Server for Linux
All

Software version:

6.2.3, 6.2.3.1, 6.2.3.2, 6.2.3.3

Operating system(s):

Linux Red Hat - pSeries, Linux Red Hat - xSeries, Linux SUSE - pSeries, Linux SUSE - xSeries, Linux xSeries

Reference #:

4026042

Modified date:

2014-03-05

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