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IC99693: WEB CLIENT INTERFACE DOES NOT WORK WITH SUN JAVA VERSION 1.7.0_51 OR LATER

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Description:
    Starting the Tivoli Storage Manager Web Client Interface on a
    system where the latest release of Java JRE and Java Browser
     plugin has been installed (version 1.7.0_51 - January 2014 or
    later ) will result in the following popup message:
    
    Security Exception.
    Missing required Permissions manifest attribute in main jar:
    http://ip_address:1581/dsm.jar
    
    
    Customer/L2 diagnostics:
    Taking a Java trace, the Java console will show the following
    error:
    basic: exception: Missing required Permissions manifest
    attribute in main jar: http://IP_ADDRESS:1581/dsm.jar.
    java.lang.SecurityException: Missing required Permissions
    manifest attribute in main jar: http://IP_ADDRESS:1581/dsm.jar
     at
    com.sun.deploy.security.DeployManifestChecker.verifyMainJar(Unkn
    own Source)
     at
    com.sun.deploy.security.DeployManifestChecker.verifyMainJar(Unkn
    own Source)
     at sun.plugin2.applet.Plugin2Manager.isAppletTrusted(Unknown
    Source)
     at sun.plugin2.applet.Plugin2Manager.initAppletAdapter(Unknown
    Source)
     at
    sun.plugin2.applet.Plugin2Manager$AppletExecutionRunnable.run(Un
    known Source)
     at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
    basic: Removed progress listener:
    sun.plugin.util.ProgressMonitorAdapter@105013c
    security: Reset deny session certificate store
    
    The error is caused by the updates that were made to the Java
    trust and signing requirements starting with Java version
    1.7.0_51.
    
    Tivoli Storage Manager Versions Affected: All Tivoli Storage
    Manager  Client  on all platforms.
    
    
    Initial Impact: Medium
    
    Additional Keywords: java web interface security warning
    

Local fix

  • Add the web client interface URL in the exception list through
    the Java control panel:
        Go to the Java Control Panel
        Click on the Security tab
        Click on the Edit Site List button
        Click the Add in the Exception Site List window
        Add url to Exception Site list
        Click in the empty field under Location field to enter the
    URL
        Example: http://10.0.2.15:1581
        ( URL should begin with http:// or https://)
    
     If the URL where the applet is hosted is different than the URL
    for
    the page on which the applet is called you need to add both the
    URL for
    the applet.
        Click OK to save the URL that you entered.
        Click Continue on the Security Warning dialog
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: Backup-archive client versions 7.1 and       *
    *                 earlier on all supported platforms.          *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: See ERROR DESCRIPTION                   *
    *                                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply fixing level when available. This      *
    *                 problem is currently projected to be fixed   *
    *                 in levels 6.4.2 and 7.1.1. Note that until   *
    *                 these levels are available, this             *
    *                 information is subject to change at the      *
    *                 discretion of IBM.                           *
    ****************************************************************
    The manifest file included with the dsm.jar file did not
    specify the correct permissions.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The manifest file was updated to specify the necessary
    permissions. The problem no longer occurs.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC99693

  • Reported component name

    TSM CLIENT

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMCL

  • Reported release

    64W

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-02-27

  • Closed date

    2014-04-22

  • Last modified date

    2014-04-22

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  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TSM CLIENT

  • Fixed component ID

    5698ISMCL

Applicable component levels

  • R64A PSY

       UP

  • R64H PSY

       UP

  • R64L PSY

       UP

  • R64M PSY

       UP

  • R64S PSY

       UP

  • R64W PSY

       UP

  • R71A PSY

       UP

  • R71H PSY

       UP

  • R71L PSY

       UP

  • R71M PSY

       UP

  • R71S PSY

       UP

  • R71W PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 64W

Reference #: IC99693

Modified date: 22 April 2014