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IV63791: PCONSOLE CANNOT BE RESTARTED AFTER 71 ML3 SP3 SECURITY UPDATES APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • pconsole cannot be restarted after 71 ML3 SP3 security
    update.
    The webcontainer.properties has invalid paths
    
    The following error will be in the pconsole error logs:
    
    java.io.FileNotFoundException:
    /../../security/keystore/ibmjsse2.jks
      (No such file or directory)
    

Local fix

  • 1.  Stop pconsole
        /usr/bin/stopsrc -s pconsole
    
    2.  Make a backup copy of the webcontainer properties
    file
         cp /pconsole/lwi/conf/webcontainer.properties \
         /pconsole/lwi/conf/webcontainer.properties.orig
    
    3.  Edit the webcontainer properties file
    
        vi /pconsole/lwi/conf/webcontainer.properties
    
    4.  Remove leading "/"
    
     -
    com.ibm.ssl.trustStore.5336=/../../security/keystore/ibmj
    sse2.jts
     -
    com.ibm.ssl.keyStore.5336=/../../security/keystore/ibmjss
    e2.jks
    
     +
    com.ibm.ssl.trustStore.5336=../../security/keystore/ibmjs
    se2.jts
     +
    com.ibm.ssl.keyStore.5336=../../security/keystore/ibmjsse
    2.jks
    
    5. Restart the pconsole
       /usr/bin/startsrc -s pconsole
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:
    * Systems running the 7100-03 Technology Level with
    * sysmgt.pconsole.rte at or between 7.1.3.15 and 7.1.3.30
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    * pconsole cannot be restarted after 71 ML3 SP3 security
    * update.
    * The webcontainer.properties has invalid paths
    * The following error will be in the pconsole error logs:
    * java.io.FileNotFoundException:
    * /../../security/keystore/ibmjsse2.jks
    *   (No such file or directory)
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:
    * Install APAR IV63791.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • webcontainer.properties will be updated properly which would
    help in obtaining the .jks from a valid location
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV70587
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV70561
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV70743
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV63791
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV63791
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV63791

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    YesPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-08-20

  • Closed date

    2015-03-04

  • Last modified date

    2015-09-30

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U862244

       UP15/05/20 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV63791

Modified date: 30 September 2015