Featured documents for the IBM Business Process Manager products including WebSphere Process Server and WebSphere Lombardi Edition

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Abstract

This document features the most requested documents as well as those identified as valuable in helping answer your questions related to the IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) products including WebSphere Process Server (WPS) and WebSphere Lombardi Edition (WLE).

Content

The content below was sent in the Support Newsletter for IBM Business Process Management on 10 June 2014. If you would like to subscribe, see the instructions in the IBM Support Newsletter Knowledge Collection.

This document contains links to IBM Business Process Management technical support documents and information. It is intended to help you to be proactive in the support and administration of your software. This document includes:





In the Spotlight

  1. Announcement: IBM Business Process Manager (BPM), IBM Integration Designer, IBM Process Designer, and IBM Business Monitor Version 8.5.5 products
    This document provides information about the upcoming release of the IBM Business Process Manager, IBM Integration Designer, IBM Process Designer, and IBM Business Monitor Version 8.5.5 products.
  2. Follow the IBM Business Process Management Products Support Blog!
    This blog provides technical information for the business process management family of products. The following blog articles represent some of the recent entries in the blog. You might want to check them out!
  3. Estimating the effort for BPM migrations – why it’s not easy!
    This blog entry describes the factors that need to be considered to estimate the necessary effort to migrate an existing environment of Lombardi Teamworks, WebSphere Lombardi Edition, WebSphere Process Server, or an older version of IBM Business Process Manager to a new version of IBM Business Process Manager.
    Migrating from WebSphere Process Server V7.0.0 Fix Pack 4 to a remote IBM Business Process Manager Advanced V8.0 environment with IBM Business Monitor
    This blog describes the necessary extra steps to migrate a WebSphere Process Server V7 environment with WebSphere Business Monitor V7 in the same cell to IBM Business Process Manager Advanced V8.0.
    Addressing web service response time delays in IBM Business Process Manager Advanced V8.x
    This blog describes the solution to response time delays that might be seen with web service calls in IBM Business Process Manager Advanced V8.x.
    Multicast traffic considerations with multiple IBM Business Process Manager V8.5 environments in a Flat Network
    This blog describes the multicast traffic considerations with multiple IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) V8.5 environments in a flat network.
    JAX-WS / Axis2 Memory Consumption on WebSphere Application Server 8.0 and IBM Business Process Manager
    This blog article, which was written by a member of our Level 2 Support team, touts the benefits of using the IBM HeapAnalyzer tool.
  4. Follow IBM_BPM on Twitter!
    Do you follow us on Twitter? If not, join the over 3,800 followers of our Twitter account to receive timely updates on the IBM Business Process Manager products, WebSphere Process Server, and WebSphere Lombardi Edition. The following information represents some of our recent top tweets:
  5. Security Bulletins
    The following security bulletins have been recently published to make you aware of issues that might affect your environment.
  6. A security vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application Server, which is shipped with IBM Business Process Manager (BPM): CPU Utilization (CVE-2014-0963)
    IBM WebSphere Application Server is shipped as a component of IBM Business Process Manager. Information about a security vulnerability, which affects IBM WebSphere Application Server, has been published in a security bulletin.
    Denial of Service vulnerability in Apache Commons FileUpload affects IBM Business Process Manager (BPM)
    A security vulnerability exists in the open source library Apache Commons FileUpload that is shipped with, and used by, the IBM Business Process Manager products.
    Missing authorization concept for IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) User Attributes CVE-2014-0908
    The User Attribute feature in IBM Business Process Manager does not have an authorization concept.
    ClassLoader manipulation with Apache Struts (CVE-2014-0114) affects WebSphere Lombardi Edition and IBM Business Process Manager (BPM)
    There is a class loader manipulation vulnerability in Apache Struts (CVE-2014-0114) that affects WebSphere Lombardi Edition and IBM Business Process Manager.
    Denial of Service vulnerability in Apache Commons FileUpload affects IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition
    A security vulnerability exists in the open source library Apache Commons FileUpload that is shipped with,and used by, IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition.
    A security vulnerability has been identified in IBM WebSphere Application Server,which shipped with IBM WebSphere Process Server (WPS) (CVE-2014-0114)
    IBM WebSphere Application Server is shipped as a component of IBM WebSphere Process Server. Information about a security vulnerability affecting IBM WebSphere Application Server has been published in a security bulletin.
  7. IBM Knowledge Center is now generally available!
    IBM Knowledge Center at http://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/ brings together over 800 individual information centers into a single application. Through July 2014, IBM will be redirecting information center pages, which you might have bookmarked, directly to the corresponding pages in IBM Knowledge Center.



Plan

  1. The following recently published documents have been recommended by our support teams:
  2. Issues with BPMDeleteSnapshot and BPMSnapshotCleanup commands in IBM Business Process Manager (BPM)
    This document describes issues thathave been discovered with the BPMDeleteSnapshot and BPMSnapshotCleanup commands. The document provides information and links to the necessary interim fixes. Do not use these commands without applying all of the interim fixes for your release.
    The bootstrapProcessServerData command can be safely skipped for configuration of BPM [Advanced-only Process Server] deployment environment
    The bootstrapProcessServerData command returns a NullPointerException in the wsadmin.traceout file.
    IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) cannot communicate with the IBM BPM document store
    IBM Business Process Manager cannot communicate with the IBM BPM document store. All attempts to communication with the IBM BPM document store result in an exception.
  3. List of recommended fixes between fix packs
    Between each published fix pack, interim fixes are created for issues that are discovered by our customers through Problem Management Reports (PMR). Use the following links to receive a dynamic list of these interim fixes for all releases of the specified product. You can use the filters on the left side of the results to filter them by release, platform, function, severity, and fix type.
  4. Do you need technical support for your product? The following documents explain what information you must collect (MustGather) so that the appropriate IBM Software Support team can diagnose your problem. If you gather this documentation before contacting support, it will expedite the troubleshooting process and save you time.
  5. Collect troubleshooting data for the IBM Business Process Manager products
    Links to new subject-specific data collection documents have been added to this document.
  6. Detailed System Requirements
    The following documents provide detailed system requirements information for currently supported versions and any previously announced upcoming releases.



Education

  1. IBM SupportTV offers bite-sized videos for your IBM WebSphere & CICS software products!
    Have a few minutes? Check out and subscribe to the IBM SupportTV channel on YouTube, where you can find short, bite-sized videos that are focused on teaching you a specific task for a bunch of your favorite IBM WebSphere & CICS software products!
  2. IBM Training
    IBM Training is designed for individuals, companies, and public organizations. New courses are available for the IBM Business Process Manager products. Note: Educational offerings whose course code begins with a V occur online and are instructor-led. Educational offerings whose course code begins with a W occur in a classroom. Educational offerings whose class code begins with a Z are self-paced, virtual courses.
  3. New! Process Implementing with IBM Business Process Manager Standard V8.5 - II (WB809G)
    This course teaches proven methods for architecting, designing, and building complex process application solutions with IBM Business Process Manager.
    New! Mobile Access to IBM Business Process Manager with IBM Worklight (VW871G)
    This course shows how you can provide mobile access to business process management (BPM) processes and tasks that run on IBM Business Process Manager.
  4. IBM Education Assistant modules for WebSphere products
    IBM Education Assistant (IEA) is a collection of multimedia educational modules that help you better understand IBM software products and use them more effectively to meet your business requirements.
  5. IBM Software Redbooks
    This site offers hundreds of IBM Redbooks publications that are available for downloading.
  6. developerWorks
    developerWorks is an IBM resource for developers and IT professionals.
  7. Technical Exchange webcasts
    Join us as technical experts share their knowledge and then answer your questions. Visit this site often to see upcoming topics.

Original publication date

2013/9/17

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Business Integration WebSphere Process Server Documentation AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS 7.0, 6.2, 6.1.2, 6.1
Business Integration WebSphere Lombardi Edition Documentation AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows 7.2, 7.1
Business Integration IBM Business Process Manager Advanced Documentation AIX, Linux, Linux zSeries, Solaris, Windows, z/OS 8.5, 8.0.1, 8.0, 7.5.1, 7.5
Business Integration IBM Business Process Manager Express Documentation Linux, Windows 8.5, 8.0.1, 8.0, 7.5.1, 7.5

Product Alias/Synonym

WebSphere Process Server
WPS
WebSphere Lombardi Edition
WLE
IBM Business Process Manager
BPM

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Document information


More support for:

IBM Business Process Manager Standard
Documentation

Software version:

7.5, 7.5.1, 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.5

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Linux zSeries, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

7008332

Modified date:

2014-06-10

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