PM75505 Archive: Liberty profile server does not restart

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Abstract

After applying fix pack 8.5.0.1 users on IBM i are unable to restart their server.

Download Description

PM75505 resolves the following problem:

ERROR DESCRIPTION:
After updating the WebSphere Application Server Liberty profile to version 8.5.0.1 the server fails to restart. The console.log shows an error similar to:

CWWKE0044E: There is no write permission for server directory
/QIBM/UserData/WebSphere/AppServer/V85LIBERTY/Liberty/wlp/usr/se
rvers/DefaultServletEngine
com.ibm.ws.kernel.boot.LaunchException: Can not create or
write to command directory, check server directory permissions
at
com.ibm.ws.kernel.launch.internal.platform.ServerCommandListener
.securityError(ServerCommandListener.java:167)

LOCAL FIX:

PROBLEM SUMMARY

USERS AFFECTED:
All users of IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty Profile using iSeries in production, where the QEJBSVR user is used.

PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
After applying fix pack 8.5.0.1 users on IBM i are unable to restart their server.

RECOMMENDATION:
None

After applying fix pack 8.5.0.1 users on IBM i are unable to restart their server.

PROBLEM CONCLUSION:
The code has been modified so file creation tests are no longer performed in the inaccessible server directory, instead tests are now performed in the server workarea. The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in fix pack 8.5.0.2. Please refer to the Recommended Updates page for delivery information:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27004980

Prerequisites

None

Installation Instructions

Please review the readme.txt, which is included with the download file, for detailed installation instructions.

Note: The fix available for download in this document can only be applied to a Liberty product installed form an archive. If you require a fix for a Liberty product installed with IBM Installation Manager please check for fix availability here: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1PM75505.

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Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central (FC)?
8.5.0.1-WS-WASProd_WLPArchive-IFPM75505 08 Nov 2012 US English 406809 FC

Technical support

Contact IBM Support using SR (http://www.ibm.com/software/support/probsub.html), visit the support web site (http://www.ibm.com/software/webservers/appserv/was/support/), or contact 1-800-IBM-SERV (U.S. only).

Problems (APARS) fixed
PM75505

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Document information


More support for:

WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version:

8.5.0.1

Operating system(s):

IBM i

Software edition:

Base, Developer, Express, Network Deployment

Reference #:

4033834

Modified date:

2014-02-12

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