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PI69518:group search fails with a classcast exception after upgrade to 8.5.5.10

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Abstract

group search fails with a classcast exception after upgrade to 8.5.5.10

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PI69518 resolves the following problem:

ERROR DESCRIPTION:
After upgrade to 8.5.5.10, there are cases when group
search fails from "Users and Groups" -> "Administrative
Groups" panel. When it happens in GUI, the same issue
happens with AdminTask listRegistryGroups command.

Seeing the following in systemout.log:
[9/20/16 15:37:21:077 EDT] 00000076 GroupDetailAc W
listRegistryGroups: Command not successful:
java.lang.ClassCastException: javax.management.ObjectName
incompatible
with javax.management.AttributeList

**************************************************

In traces we see stack:

[9/20/16 15:36:05:658 EDT] 00000076 SecurityRealm 3 exception
caught
java.lang.ClassCastException:
javax.management.ObjectName incompatible with
javax.management.AttributeList
at
com.ibm.ws.security.admintask.securityDomain.SecurityRealmProvid
er.getLD
APProps(SecurityRealmProvider.java:1420)
at
com.ibm.ws.security.admintask.securityDomain.SecurityRealmProvid
er.getLD
APList(SecurityRealmProvider.java:1363)
at
com.ibm.ws.security.admintask.securityDomain.SecurityRealmProvid
er.listR
egistryGroups(SecurityRealmProvider.java:402)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at
sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessor
Impl.jav
a:95)
at
sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethod
Accessor
Impl.java:56)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:620)
at
com.ibm.websphere.management.cmdframework.provider.SimpleCommand
Provider
.executeReal(SimpleCommandProvider.java:156)
at
com.ibm.websphere.management.cmdframework.provider.SimpleCommand
Provider
.execute(SimpleCommandProvider.java:142)
at
com.ibm.websphere.management.cmdframework.provider.SimpleAdminCo
mmand.ex
ecute(SimpleAdminCommand.java:57)

LOCAL FIX:
none

PROBLEM SUMMARY

USERS AFFECTED:
All users of IBM WebSphere Application
Server

PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
java.lang.ClassCastException when
group search is performed.

RECOMMENDATION:
None

There was a bug in the code that uses a registry object that
may not contain necessary attributes for the group search and
causes ClassCastException.

PROBLEM CONCLUSION:
The bug was fixed in the code to correct the exception.

The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
fix pack 8.5.5.11. Please refer to the Recommended Updates
page for delivery information:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980

Prerequisites

None

Installation Instructions

Please review the readme.txt for detailed installation instructions.

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Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central(FC)?
8.5.5.10-WS-WAS-IFPI69518 09-28-2016 US English 276737 HTTP

Technical support

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

Problems (APARS) fixed
PI69518

Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 8.5.5.10

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Inspur K-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Software edition: Base, Express, Network Deployment

Reference #: 4042833

Modified date: 28 September 2016


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