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IT23417: DATAPOWER REUSES SAME LOCAL PORT FOR DNS QUERIES, WHICH MIGHT TRIGGER ALERTS ON FIREWALLS BETWEEN DATAPOWER AND DNS SERVER

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • DataPower reuses the same local port for DNS queries, which is
    not a recommended practice and might trigger alerts on some
    firewalls.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • Affected are customers who use DataPower dns round robin
    configuration setting with a firewall between DataPower and dns
    server.
    
    DataPower reuses the same local port for DNS queries, which is
    not a recommended practice and might trigger alerts on some
    firewalls.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT23417

  • Reported component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Reported component ID

    DP1234567

  • Reported release

    760

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-12-07

  • Closed date

    2017-12-12

  • Last modified date

    2017-12-12

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

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Fixed component ID

    DP1234567

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY

       UP

  • R720 PSY

       UP

  • R750 PSY

       UP

  • R751 PSY

       UP

  • R752 PSY

       UP

  • R760 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: IBM DataPower Gateways
General

Software version: 760

Reference #: IT23417

Modified date: 12 December 2017