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PH04524: WEBSPHERE APPLICATION SERVER FIXPACK FAILS TO INSTALL DUE TO INVALID JAVA 6 CHECKING.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Install of WebSphere Application Server Fixpack incorrectly
    flags application server for usage of Java 6.  The programing is
    picking up the server name of _1x6_ the was exit code greps for
     the server in the managesdk output:
    "${INSTALL_ROOT}"/bin/managesdk -listEnabledProfileAll |
    /QOpenSys/usr/bin/grep "1.6_.*$" >> $LOG
    

Local fix

  • Recreate the server or use a custom script to rename the server.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server V8.5.                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: On IBM i, install of fix pack           *
    *                      8.5.5.13 or 8.5.5.14 may fail when a    *
    *                      server name matches the regular         *
    *                      expression "*1.6_*".                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:  Apply Fix pack 8.5.5.15                     *
    ****************************************************************
    On IBM i, if a server name matches the regular
    expression "*1.6_*", eg "www156_region1", then the install
    of fix pack 8.5.5.13 or 8.5.5.14 will fail.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The WebSphere Application Server is fixed to look for the
    correct pattern at fix pack install time.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix pack 8.5.5.15.  Please refer to the Recommended Updates
    page for delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

  • Rename the server that matches the pattern "*1.6_*"
    before installing the fix pack. If that is not possible,
    please call IBM support for further assistance.
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH04524

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-10-25

  • Closed date

    2018-12-10

  • Last modified date

    2018-12-10

  • 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

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H8800

Applicable component levels



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 850

Reference #: PH04524

Modified date: 10 December 2018